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Welcome to Thebes

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Published (first published August 6th 2011)
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Nate Hendrix
Oct 17, 2016 Nate Hendrix rated it did not like it
I got half way through and gave up. I have liked other books he has written and I will try others, but I did not like this one.
Miles Swarthout
Jun 18, 2014 Miles Swarthout rated it it was amazing
The scarifying events of Sewell Smith's youth had left him shattered and embittered. On his return to his home town of Thebes, Michigan, morally and financially bankrupt from a writing career in films, these early experiences began to take on a different hue, no less corrosive but illuminating the moral climate of the place.

In the background are the sly seduction of a lonely high school girl, the mental derangement and commitment of Sewell's mother, his father's strange death, the boy's maliciou
Barry Eysman
Oct 23, 2011 Barry Eysman rated it it was amazing
an autumn painted richly, tightly coiled plot, literately crafted,complex, irony unbound
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Glendon Fred Swarthout was an American writer. Some of his best known novels were made into films of the same title, Where the Boys Are, The Shootist and They Came To Cordura.

Also wrote under Glendon Fred Swarthout. Twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction.

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