Montana 1948: a novel

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"From the summer of my twelfth year I carry a series of images more vivid and lasting than any others of my boyhood and indelible beyond all attempts the years make to erase or fade them...". So begins David Hayden's story of what happened in Montana in 1948. The events of that cataclysmic summer permanently alter twelve-year-old David's understanding of his family: his father, a small-town sheriff; his remarkably strong mother; the Hayden's Sioux housekeeper, Marie Little Soldier, whose revelations are at the heart of the story; David's uncle, a war hero and respected doctor. As their story unravels around David, he learns that truth is not what you believe it to be, that power is abused, and that sometimes you have to choose between family loyalty and justice. In a voice as brilliantly clear as the eastern Montana sky, Larry Watson has created a completely new American classic. With nearly perfect pitch, Watson evokes a time, a place, and more: a story whose pages will not stop, turning, because its characters will not let them.
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display_description David's life is profoundly affected by the events of the summer of 1948 when his father, the town sheriff, is forced to choose between loyalty to his family, or seeking justice for young Sioux women who claim to have been molested by David's uncle, a doctor and war hero.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Boys -- Fiction, Boys -- Montana -- Fiction, Families -- Montana -- Fiction, Montana -- Fiction
title_display Montana 1948 : a novel
title_full Montana 1948 : a novel / Larry Watson, Montana 1948 : a novel / Larry Watson, afterword by David Huddle, Montana 1948 A Novel, Montana 1948 [sound recording] / by Larry Watson
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