Old Border Road (Hardback)Susan Froderberg (author)
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Katherine is 17, living alone in the beautiful, desolate landscape of southern Arizona. Her mother is feckless, her father busy with his new family. Meeting Son, the scion of a local rancher, seems like deliverance. They marry and live as a family in his parents' venerable adobe house, but it soon becomes clear that Son is a man who, as his father says, has a 'young heart near withered beneath the breastbone.'
Katherine must find her own way during a dangerous months-long drought, when everything seems to be disintegrating around her. Susan Froderberg's incantatory language-and her deep knowledge of both the complexities of a small, deeply-rooted place and the human heart-make OLD BORDER ROAD soar.
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 424 g
Dimensions: 216 x 146 x 26 mm
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