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In the valley of the sun / by Andy Davidson.

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  • 6 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver LARGE PRINT WES DAV IN/ (Text) 34304000886100 Adult - Large Print Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library LPF WEST DAV (Text) 33187004378036 Large Print Fiction Available -
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Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library NEW LP DAV (Text) 70743000160511 Large Print Available -
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Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library LP DAV (Text) 78731000505358 Large Print Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781432844820
  • ISBN: 1432844822
  • Physical Description: 591 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2017.

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In this bold, confident debut, Davidson takes the vampire myth to 1980s West Texas, perfectly capturing the feel of the era and place. Travis Stillwell is hardly a good man; he's strangled multiple women with his belt. But when a vampire named Rue turns him and strands him in a motel parking lot, he resists killing the model's widowed owner, Annabelle, or her young son, Sandy. This frustrates Rue, who has wandered for decades before finding someone as violent as Travis and needs him to embrace his inner beast. Meanwhile, a Texas Ranger named Reader is hunting Travis down, unaware of the change he's undergone. Davidson lets his story play out slowly, using multiple points of view and long flashbacks to explore the perspectives and histories of his various protagonists. The obligatory violence becomes an organic, inevitable result of the needs of the characters coming into conflict. Davidson successfully makes the lines between genre and literary fiction bleed together in a complex novel of horror, human nature, and the American South. Agent: Elizabeth Copps, Maria Carvainis Agency. (June) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
Subject: Cowboys > Fiction.
Monsters > Fiction.
Large type books.
FICTION / Horror.
FICTION / Westerns.
FICTION / Occult & Supernatural.
Genre: Horror stories.
Western stories.

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