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The Lost Traveler

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Set in Kansas in the 1930s, this novel is the gripping story of a professional gambler and his family. The novel's depiction of Depression-era America and its lost families is one that will haunt readers long after the final page.
Paperback, 314 pages
Published May 1st 1995 by University of New Mexico Press
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Judy
Before I began my Big Fat Reading Project, I was doing my Tree Grows in Brooklyn Project: trying to read all the fiction books in the library by working through the authors alphabetically. Which is how I happened to read The Lost Traveler. That was in 1994 and here is what I wrote in my reading log about the book:

Les Tannehil is a professional gambler with a wife and two kids. This is not a good combination and it finally explodes in family violence with Les on the run from the law. The writing
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