In a Dark Time

In a Dark Time by Larry Watson 0671551647 9780671551643
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A powerful voice in contemporary American fiction, Larry Watson is the award-winning author ofMontana 1948,hailed as a work of art(San Francisco Chronicle),andWhite Crosses,praised as one of the most irresistible novels of the year(The GlobeandMail).In this, his debut novel, Watson explores the themes that established him as a master protrayer of small-town America.Another female student has been found strangledthe body count is up to three, and everyone suspects there will be more. But for Peter, a reticent teacher at Minnesotas Wanekia High School, his own morbid fascination with the murders haunts him more than the morning headlines. Keeping a detailed journal of his communitys actionand his ownPeter discovers a disturbing ambivalence toward violence in the midst of uncommonly savage acts.A taut suspense novel that is at once compelling and thought-provoking,In a Dark Timeingeniously explores our cultures complex relationship with violenceand paints a vivid portrait of America too often color-blind to the bloody hues that tinge its landscape.

Author: Larry Watson

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 256

Publisher: Washington Square Press

Publication Date: 1998-04-01

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