Bone Fire

Bone Fire

Large Print - 2010
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Sheriff, Crane Carlson finds a kid not yet twenty murdered in a meth lab. His other troubles include a wife who's going off the rails with bourbon and pot, and his own symptoms of the disease that killed his grandfather. Eighty year-old Einar Gilkyson's long-absent sister has lately returned home from Chicago after watching her soul mate die. His granddaughter, Griff, has dropped out of college to look after him, though Einar would rather she continue with her studies and her boyfriend, Paul. Completing this extended family are Barnum McEban and his ward, Kenneth, a ten-year-old whose mother, Paul's sister is off marketing spiritual enlightenment.
Publisher: New York : Random House Large Print, c2010
Edition: 1st large print ed
ISBN: 9780739377628
0739377620
Characteristics: 329 p. (large print) ; 24 cm

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Sep 28, 2015

Years ago I had a car crash in Montana - I was delayed less than 24 hours, but drove away feeling like a character in this book, too unreal to be real. This was a marvelous read, an anthem for the modern West. Anyone who's ever lived this lifestyle knows that behind the cliche of horses, Indians, and small town sheriffs stands the real frontier of emotional bleakness. Spragg totally nails it with characters so over-the-top it's almost parody, and I enjoyed every wink and nudge of it.

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