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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch FIC WATSON AS (Text) 34207002007533 Adult Fiction Available -
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch FIC WAT (Text) 34207002019595 Adult Fiction Available -
Andrews-Dallas PL - Andrews F WAT (Text) 73351000050708 Adult Fiction Available -
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Brookston Prairie Twp PL - Brookston FIC WAT (Text) 38209000930886 Fiction Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown FIC WATSON (Text) 79361000098156 Adult Fiction Checked out 08/01/2019
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola FIC WATSON, L (Text) 33118000175679 Adult: General Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781616205713
  • ISBN: 1616205717
  • Physical Description: 341 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2016.

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It's 1963, and Calvin Sidey, one of the last of the old cowboys, has long ago left his family to live a life of self-reliance out on the prairie. He's been a mostly absentee father and grandfather until his estranged son asks him to stay with his grandchildren, Ann and Will, for a week while he and his wife are away. So Calvin agrees to return to the small town where he once was a mythic figure, to the very home he once abandoned. But trouble soon comes to the door when a boy's attentions to seventeen-year-old Ann become increasingly aggressive and a group of reckless kids portend danger for eleven-year-old Will. Calvin knows only one way to solve problems: the Old West way, in which scores are settled and ultimatums are issued and your gun is always loaded. And though he has a powerful effect on those around him -- from the widowed neighbor who has fallen under his spell to Ann and Will, who see him as the man who brings a sudden and violent order to their lives -- in the changing culture of the 1960's, Calvin isn't just a relic; hes a wild card, a danger to himself and those who love him.
Subject: Grandfathers > Family relationships > Fiction.
Grandparent and child > Fiction.
Dysfunctional families > Fiction.
Homecoming > Fiction.
Cowboys > Fiction.
Vigilantes > Fiction.
Montana > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Historical fiction.

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