Above the waterfall: a novel

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The New York Times bestselling author of Serena--the basis of the fall 2014 movie starring Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper--illuminates lives shaped by violence, passion, and a powerful connection to the land in this haunting tale set in contemporary Appalachia.Les, a long-time sheriff nearing retirement, contends with the ravages of poverty and crystal meth on his small Appalachian town. Nestled in a beautiful hollow, his is a tight-knit community rife with secrets and suspicious of outsiders.Becky, a park ranger, arrives in this remote patch of North Carolina hoping to ease the anguish of a harrowing past. Searching for tranquility amid the verdant stillness, she finds solace in poetry and the splendor of the land.A vicious crime will plunge both sheriff and ranger into deep and murky waters, forging an unexpected bond between them. Caught in a vortex of duplicity and betrayal, they must navigate the dangerous currents of a tragedy that turns neighbor against neighbor--and threatens to sweep them all over the edge.Echoing the lapsarian beauty of William Faulkner and the spiritual isolation of Carson McCullers, Above the Waterfall demonstrates the prodigious talent of an author hailed as "a gorgeous, brutal writer" (Richard Price); "one of the best American novelists of his day" (Janet Maslin, New York Times). Lyrical and evocative, tragic and indelible, it is a breathtaking achievement from a literary virtuoso.
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148302864
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9781483028651
9780062349330
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Detective and mystery stories, Detective and mystery stories, American, Drug traffic -- Fiction, Large type books, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Nature -- Social aspects -- Fiction, North Carolina -- Fiction, Park rangers -- Fiction, Poisoning -- Fiction, Sheriffs -- Fiction
title_display Above the waterfall : a novel
title_full Above the Waterfall A Novel, Above the waterfall : a novel / Ron Rash, Above the waterfall [sound recording] : a novel / by Ron Rash, Above the waterfall [text (large print)] : a novel / Ron Rash
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title_sub a novel
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