Synopses & Reviews
Forty-nine-year-old Toots Henslee's near-idyllic solitudehe lives in a treehouse overlooking a river near Nashvilleis invaded by Sally Ann Shaw, a wannabe country-western singer on the lam from her hoodlum boyfriend, from whom she's stolen a quarter of a million dollars. Yount's fourth novel, first published in 1984, is a wry fable about identity and commitment, responsibility and the vagaries of love.
About the Author
Author of four other critically acclaimed novelsWolf at the Door, The Trapper's Lasts Shot, Hardcastle (reissued by SMU Press in 1992), and Thief of Dreams (reissued by SMU Press 1994)JOHN YOUNT teaches at the University of New Hampshire. He has been the recipient of a Rockefeller Grant, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and an NEA grant.