The Lost Country (eBook)
de William Gay
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Ten years after it was first announced, Dzanc is proud to deliver the lost novel from a master of the Southern Gothicthe work William Gay fans have anticipated for a decade.
Billy Edgewater is a harbinger of doom. Estranged from his family, discharged from the Navy, and touched by a rising desperation, he sets out hitchhiking home to East Tennessee, where his father is slowly dying.
On the road, separately, are Sudy and Bradshaw, brother and sister, and a one-armed con man named Roosterfish. All, in one way or another, have their pasts and futures embroiled with D.L. Harkness, a predator in all the ways there are. Hounded at every turn by scams, vigilantes, grievous loss, and unspeakable violence, Edgewater navigates the long road home, searching for a place that may be nothing but memory.
Hailed as a seemingly effortless storyteller by theNew York Times Book Review and a writer of striking talent by theChicago Tribune, William Gay, with this long-awaited novel, secures his place alongside Faulkner, OConnor, and McCarthy as one of the greatest novelists in the Southern Gothic tradition.