Friendswood: A Novel

Friendswood: A Novel

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7.99 Friendswood: A Novel

“Steinke's sense of this small Texas town, with its explosive and interconnected lives and deaths, is absolutely masterful.”—Elizabeth Gilbert

A big, moving novel of one tight-knit Texas community and the events that alter its residents’ lives forever.

Friendswood, Texas, is a small Gulf Coast town of church suppers, oil rigs on the horizon, hurricane weather, and high school football games. When tragedy rears its head with an industrial leak that kills and… (more)

Editorial reviews (4 reviews)

While this novel is compassionate and haunting, it is unlikely the real Friendswood’s real estate agents will be handing out free copies.

If the novel’s resolution comes with disappointing speed, it also has an undeniable grace, reminding us that respite can be found even in emergent sorrow.

Kirkus Reviews : Friendswood (August 21, 2014)

A sharp, observant novel about the hard realities of challenging the status quo.

Book Details  

Publisher: Riverhead (August 14, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 368 pages

File size: 1.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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