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On the Night Plain: A Novel

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At the end of World War II, Grant Person abandons his familys ranch on the Great Plains for a fishing boat on the Atlantic, only to be drawn back by his mothers death. His father has mysteriously disappeared, and Grants brother, Max, a lifelong rival, takes off on the day Grant returns, leaving him with a sickly flock and a pile of debt. When Max returns a year later with a young woman named Sophia, a contest of will begins between the brothers, reviving ghosts that Grant had hoped were banished from the homestead.

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At the end of World War II, Grant Person abandons his familys ranch on the Great Plains for a fishing boat on the Atlantic, only to be drawn back by his mothers death. His father has mysteriously disappeared, and Grants brother, Max, a lifelong rival, takes off on the day Grant returns, leaving him with a sickly flock and a pile of debt. When Max returns a year later with a young woman named Sophia, a contest of will begins between the brothers, reviving ghosts that Grant had hoped were banished from the homestead.

About the Author

J. Robert Lennon is the author of the Barnes & Noble Discover Prize-winning novel The Light of Falling Stars, as well as the novel The Funnies. He lives with his family in Ithaca, New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312420864
Subtitle:
A Novel
Author:
Lennon, J. Robert
Publisher:
Picador
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Montana
Subject:
Brothers
Subject:
Ranch life
Subject:
Rural families
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Sheep ranchers
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Edition Number:
1st Picador USA ed.
Edition Description:
Picador USA Pbk
Series Volume:
n. 6-7
Publication Date:
20020803
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.24x5.52x.70 in. .48 lbs.

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At the end of World War II, Grant Person abandons his familys ranch on the Great Plains for a fishing boat on the Atlantic, only to be drawn back by his mothers death. His father has mysteriously disappeared, and Grants brother, Max, a lifelong rival, takes off on the day Grant returns, leaving him with a sickly flock and a pile of debt. When Max returns a year later with a young woman named Sophia, a contest of will begins between the brothers, reviving ghosts that Grant had hoped were banished from the homestead.

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