Fourth of July Creek
Publish date: June 5th 2014
Publisher: William Heinemann
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
I kept reading this book in the hopes of finding something of value in it that would justify the raving reviews it's received. Never did find it. I didn't like any of the characters or cared about any of them except little Ben Pearl, who was caught in all of his father's paranoia. I don't see whe...
Publication Date: Available now from Randomhouse UK Cornerstone. Source: Netgalley. After trying to help Benjamin Pearl, an undernourished, nearly feral eleven-year-old boy living in the Montana wilderness, social worker Pete Snow comes face to face with the boy’s profoundly disturbed father, Jere...
There should be fireworks shooting off for Smith Henderson's first novel, as it is a just cause for celebration. This is not to say that the subject matter is exactly festive, but the book is a triumph. Pete is a social worker in Tenmile, Montana, a place so insignificant it was named for it's d...