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The lost saints of Tennessee

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Published by Atlantic Monthly Press, Distributed by Publishers Group West in New York, [Berkeley, Calif.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drowning,
  • Death,
  • Families,
  • Working class families,
  • Dysfunctional families,
  • Fiction,
  • Grief,
  • Voyages and travels,
  • Life change events,
  • Twins,
  • Healing,
  • Divorced men,
  • Middle-aged men,
  • Fatherhood,
  • Brothers

  • About the Edition

    After losing his twin to a drowning accident and his wife to divorce, Zeke Cooper leaves his mother and two daughters behind in Tennessee and travels to Virginia horse country, where he considers his responsibility to repair his fractured family.

    Edition Notes

    StatementAmy Franklin-Willis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3606.R42255 L67 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination343 p. ;
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26283059M
    ISBN 100802120059
    ISBN 109780802120052
    OCLC/WorldCa741538976

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