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Lost Nation By Jeffrey Lent

Lost Nation
by Jeffrey Lent

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From the bestselling author of In the Fall, Lost Nation confirms Lent's place in the pantheon of America's greatest living novelists.
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Lost Nation Summary


Lost Nation by Jeffrey Lent

'Compelling . . . an epic of the Wild East' SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

A man known only as Blood guides an oxcart of rum towards Indian Stream. An ungoverned territory high in rural New Hampshire, north-east America, Indian Stream is the place where the luckless and the lawless make their way in order to make a fresh start -- and Blood's reason for heading there is no different. A man with a past he'd rather forget, he hopes to establish himself as a trader. But on their arrival, he and Sally -- a beautiful sixteen-year-old won in a game of cards -- soon find their presence there is the trigger for conflict within the community; conflict that finally forces Blood to confront his ghosts.

Jeffrey Lent carries us deep into conditions of desolation and hardship, but at the same time maintains the relentless beat of hope. Written in lucid and seductive prose, LOST NATION resoundingly confirms Jeffrey Lent's place in the front rank of modern novelists.

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Lost Nation Reviews


"Lost Nation is a visceral book. Its scenes and charactes are full of sweat, smell, rot, and contradiction....It is rugged, carefully plotted, and thoughtfully constructed, offering a glimpse of a place and time most contemporary novelists simply can't take us to....A powerful and potentially timeless book."

About Jeffrey Lent


Author of Lost Nation and the acclaimed In the Fall, Jeffrey Lent lives in Vermont with his wife and two daughters.

Additional information

GOR001431175
Lost Nation by Jeffrey Lent
Jeffrey Lent
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
2004-03-05
384
0330493809
9780330493802
N/A
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