From the acclaimed author of
Knockemstiff—called “powerful, remarkable, exceptional” by the
Los Angeles Times—comes a dark and riveting vision of America….
It is 1917, in that sliver of borderland that divides Georgia from Alabama. Dispossessed farmer Pearl Jewett ekes out a hardscrabble existence with his three young sons....
In this unforgettable work of fiction, Donald Ray Pollock peers into the soul of a tough Midwestern American town to reveal the sad, stunted, but resilient lives of its residents....