Friday, April 19, 2013

Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger

Ordinary Grace

New Bremen, Minnesota, 1961.
Frank and his younger brother Jake go with their father, a Methodist minister, in the middle of a dark sultry night to the jail to retrieve a drunk and disorderly Gus whom Captain Drum served with during World War II. The Drums had taken Gus in when he showed up on his motorcycle with his belongings destitute and out of work. The summer starts with an accident of a young boy killed on railroad tracks nearby and moves on to suicide and murder.
A stand-alone book from a thirteen old boy's perspective penned by the author of the Cork O'Connor mystery series. Place your name on the reserve list for this popular Minnesota author's new book.

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