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Smith Henderson's Novel Fourth of July Creek

Monday, June 02, 2014

PEN prize-winning writer Smith Henderson discusses his new novel, Fourth of July Creek. After trying to help Benjamin Pearl, an undernourished, nearly feral 11-year-old boy living in the Montana wilderness, social worker Pete Snow comes face to face with the boy's profoundly disturbed father, Jeremiah, a paranoid survivalist waiting for the coming End Times.

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Smith Henderson

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Amy from Manhattan

Saying drone strikes are happening "around the world" sounds like they're happening all over the world rather than in a limited no. of places. I don't support everything about the ways drones are being used, but exaggerating it doesn't help.

Jun. 02 2014 01:18 PM

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