Boy's life

by McCammon, Robert R.

Format: Print Book 1991
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
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Bethel Park Public Library Fiction FIC MCCAMMON Robert
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
Collection  Fiction
Call Number  FIC MCCAMMON Robert
Springdale Free Public Library Fiction AF MCCA
Location  Springdale Free Public Library
Collection  Fiction
Call Number  AF MCCA
Wilkinsburg Public Library Fiction FIC MCC
Location  Wilkinsburg Public Library
Collection  Fiction
Call Number  FIC MCC
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "McCammon ( Swan Song ; Mine ) hangs this expertly told episodic tale on the bones of a skeleton that becomes symbolic of evil doings in the quiet waters of small-town life. Twelve-year-old Cory Mackenson is assisting his father, Tom, with predawn milk deliveries when a car shoots across the road and plunges into ``bottomless'' Lake Saxon. Diving to the rescue, Tom finds a nude, beaten and strangled corpse handcuffed to the steering wheel of the sinking car. Cory glimpses a sinister figure watching from the edge of the woods but discovers only an odd green feather at the spot. The ensuing search for the killer proves to be a rite of passage for both Cory and his father. Set in fictional Zephyr, Ala., in pre-civil rights 1964, this evocative novel is successful on more than one level. The mystery will satisfy the most finicky aficionado; McCammon has also produced a boisterous, poignant travelogue through a stormy season in one boy's life, peopled with the zaniest, most memorable Southern characters since those of Harper Lee. (Aug.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Publisher New York :Pocket Books,1991
Language English
Description 440 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN 0671742264 :
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