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John Woods

Praise for John Woods:

"Reading LADY CHEVY by John Woods reminds me of my first encounters with the work of William Gay, Larry Brown, and Donald Ray Pollock. It's poetic and visceral, full of characters I won't soon forget, the place deeply alive on the page. It's a book of great emotional power, a book that's built to last. Searing, humane, and truly haunting."—William Boyle, author of GRAVESEND, THE LONELY WITNESS, and A FRIEND IS A GIFT YOU GIVE YOURSELF

“John Woods' LADY CHEVY is a hard-bitten work of the heart. He knows his people and their widely-neglected corner of America, knows their language, undying hopes and relentless fears. And knows how to bring them all to energetic life on every page.”—James Carlos Blake, author of IN THE ROGUE BLOOD, winner of the L.A. Times Book Prize. 

"If Cormac McCarthy wrote women, he'd write them like Amy "Chevy" Wirkner of Ohio. This is a stark, beautiful novel about a devastated land and its devastated people. From end to end, it's terrific, haunting and precise, deft and damning. A great new voice."—Tom Franklin, New York Times bestselling author of CROOKED LETTER, CROOKED LETTER and POACHERS.

 

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