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Author Watson, Larry, 1947- author.

Title As good as gone [large print] / by Larry Watson.

Publication Info. Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2016.
2016.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Large Print Fiction  LT F Watson, L.    ---  Available
Edition Large print edition.
Description 493 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Thorndike Press large print Bill's bookshelf
Summary "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 1960s, Calvin isn't just a relic; he's a wild card, a danger to himself and those who love him."--Amazon.com
Source B&T 1.2017 PARS
Subject Grandparent and child -- Fiction.
Dysfunctional families -- Fiction.
ISBN 9781410494597 (hardcover)
1410494594 (hardcover)

 
    
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