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Meteors in August

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Bullied wives, maimed men, haters of Indians, exhibitionists, petty preachers and rebel congregations are among the northern Montana townspeople who grope for individual deliverance in the background of this exceptionally promising debut novel. Misfit Lizzie, its adolescent narrator, escapes her older sister's predicament--a teenage pregnancy that caused her to run away wh ...more
Paperback, 275 pages
Published August 1st 1992 by Faber & Faber (first published 1990)
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