By Warren Read
A regimen prisoner move on a rural street ends with the bus upside-down in a ravine, the motive force lifeless of a center assault, and convicted assassin Ernie Luntz at the unfastened, his eyes fastened at the mountain variety within the distance, over which lies his fatherland of Ash Falls.
Set in a moss-draped, Pacific Northwest mountain city, Ash Falls is the tale of a heavily attached group either held jointly and torn aside via one man’s unmarried act of terrible violence. because the citizens of Ash Fallswhich comprise Ernie’s ex-wife and teen sonwait on aspect, pondering if and whilst Ernie Luntz will reappear, they arrive to find that they're held prisoner no longer through the killer within the woods outdoors their city, yet through the chains in their personal creation.
A tension-filled, multi-character exploration of collapsed relationships, conscientiously guarded secrets and techniques and the mental pressure of dwelling in a spot that's straight away either idyllic and crippling, Ash Falls is a picturesque and haunting novel that belongs beside the paintings of such vintage modern American writers as Kent Haruf, Leif Enger, Smith Henderson and Ron Carlson.
Warren Read is the writer of a 2008 memoir, The Lyncher in Me (Borealis Books), approximately his discovery that his great-grandfather had incited a lynching in 1920. His fiction has been released in Hot steel Bridge, dust Season Review, Sliver of Stone, Inklette, Switchback and The Drowning Gull. moreover, he has had brief performs directed and produced through Tony winner Dinah Manoff. Warren earned his MFA from the Rainier Writing Workshop at Pacific Lutheran University.
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