Twisted tree: a novel

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Hayley Jo Zimmerman is gone. Taken. And the people of small-town Twisted Tree must come to terms with this terrible event-their loss, their place in it, and the secrets they all carry. In this brilliantly written novel, one girl's story unfolds through the stories of those who knew her. Among them, a supermarket clerk recalls an encounter with a disturbingly thin Hayley Jo. An ex-priest remembers baptizing Hayley Jo and seeing her with her best friend, Laura, whose mother the priest once loved. And Laura berates herself for all the running they did, how it fed her friend's addiction, and how there were so many secrets she didn't see. And so, Hayley Jo's absence recasts the lives of others and connects them, her death rooting itself into the community in astonishingly violent and tender ways. Solidly in the company of Aryn Kyle, Kent Haruf, and Peter Matthiessen, Kent Meyers is one of the best contemporary writers on the American West. Here he also takes us into the complexity of community regardless of landscape, and offers a tribute to the powerful effect one person's life can have on everyone she knew.
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Garcia, Paul Michael.
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Heald, Anthony.
Hillgartner, Malcolm.
Porter, Ray, 1965-
Potter, Kirsten.
Raver, Lorna.
Sammons, Tai.
Svendsgaard, Traci.
Tabori, Kristoffer.
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City and town life -- South Dakota -- Fiction
Electronic books
Loss (Psychology) -- Fiction
Missing persons -- Fiction
Psychological fiction
South Dakota -- Fiction
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