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The evening road

Laird Hunt

The evening road

by Laird Hunt

  • 369 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Race relations,
  • African American women,
  • Nineteen twenties,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLaird Hunt
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3608.U58 E94 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination278 pages
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27226536M
    ISBN 10031639128X
    ISBN 109780316391283
    LC Control Number2016934165
    OCLC/WorldCa951711120

      The Evening Road is the latest novel from author Laird Hunt, a well-known American writer who has the ability to capture both humour and tragedy in his books in a truly enthralling way.. This story follows the tale of two women in ’s America, both of whom hold secrets, as their their paths cross on the way to a : Cassie Andrews.   The Evening Road (Book): Hunt, Laird: "Meet Ottie Lee Henshaw, a startling, challenging beauty in small-town Indiana. Quick of mind, she navigates a stifling marriage, a lecherous boss, and on one day in the summer of an odyssey across the countryside to witness a dark and fearful celebration. Meet Calla Destry, a determined young woman desperate to escape the violence .

    Laird Hunt – The Evening Road. Genre: Author: In the summer of in small-town Indiana, two women–beautiful Ottie Lee Henshaw and Calla Destry, a young black woman–cross paths and they soon move through an America plagued by fear and hatred, determined to .   Meet the book’s lead(s): Ottie Lee Henshaw is a youngish white woman married to Dale and working for the lecherous Bud — who pays her more for “extras.” Calla Destry is an orphan with a gun and an attitude, looking for her white lover on this most dangerous of days for a person of color.

      THE EVENING ROADBy Laird Hunt pp. Little, Brown & Company. $ There’s a moment, early in Laird Hunt’s new novel, “The Evening Road,” when one of the narrators pauses to contemplate the journey. Write your own review of The Evening Road by Laird Hunt, read other people's reviews and browse book information about from The Evening Road.


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Format: Hardcover. The Evening Road by Laird Hunt is a recommended novel set in Indiana in the 's on the day a lynching is to take place. The news is all over that a lynching is going to take place in Marvel and all the citizens nearby are planning to travel to see it/5(16).

The Evening Road speaks to that question in a fictionalized The evening road book of those long, hot, awful hours from the voices, primarily, of two women — one trying to get to the lynching and another/5. The Evening Road by Laird Hunt is a recommended novel set in Indiana in the 's on the day a lynching is to take place.

The news is all over that a lynching is going to take place in Marvel and all the citizens nearby are planning to travel to see it/5(16).

the evening road by Laird Hunt ‧ RELEASE DATE: Feb. 7, Author: Laird Hunt. At once dreamily timeless and fitting for the current national moment, Hunt’s (Neverhome) hypnotic latest takes place on one evening in Augustwhen two equally strong—and scarred—women cross.

Reminiscent of the works of Louise Erdrich, Edward P. Jones, and Marilynne Robinson, The Evening Road is the story of two remarkable women on the move through an America riven by fear and hatred, and eager to flee the secrets they have left behind.

Novel. Ottie navigates a stifling marriage, a lecherous boss, and one day in the summer ofan odyssey across the countryside to witness a dark and fearful celebration.

Calla, a determined young woman desperate to escape the violence of her town, also flees to the countryside. But in this era of Jim Crow--it's no place for either woman. The Evening Road by Laird Hunt review – the banality of evil The lead-up to a mob lynching in in rural Indiana is told from three viewpoints, with powerful results John Burnside.

The Evening Road is a novel of depth and beauty, a meditation on history that speaks eloquently to the present, a book that sidles up behind you until you can feel its hot breath on the back of your neck." (Clare Clark Literary Review)Reviews: Reminiscent of the works of Louise Erdrich, Edward P.

Jones, and Marilynne Robinson, The Evening Road is the story of two remarkable woman on the move through an America riven by fear and hatred, and eager to flee the secrets they have left behind.

The Evening Road is the story of two remarkable women on the move through an America riven by fear and hatred, eager to flee the secrets they have left behind. Professionally Packed All of our books that a have dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so.

" The Evening Road is a vivid, disturbing book, able to subvert itself in half a line, constantly challenging the reader's expectations. Its ghost map is quickly established in the reader's head, and as the characters fade into the margin of the final page, it is as if an inner landscape has altered.

It is mature, accomplished, impressive.". Reminiscent of the works of Louise Erdrich, Edward P. Jones, and Marilynne Robinson, The Evening Road is the story of two remarkable woman on the move through an America riven by fear and hatred, and eager to flee the secrets they have left : Little, Brown And Company.

The Evening Road is a novel of depth and beauty, a meditation on history that speaks eloquently to the present, a book that sidles up behind you /5().

Summary: Meet Ottie Lee Henshaw, a startling, challenging beauty in small-town Indiana. Quick of mind, she navigates a stifling marriage, a lecherous boss, and -- on one day in the summer of -- an odyssey across the countryside to witness a dark and fearful celebration.

Editions for The Evening Road: X (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), X (Paperback published in ), Hunt’s newest, The Evening Road, is the third in a loosely related trio of novels centering on strong female protagonists at different periods in American history.

Neverhome () introduces readers to Ash, aka Constance, a steely young woman who disguises herself as a. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Laird Hunt is the author of The Evening Road. His previous novel, Neverhome, was a New York Times Book Review Editor''s Choice selection, an IndieNext selection, winner of the Grand Prix de Litterature Americaine and The Bridge prize, and a finalist for the Prix Femina Etranger.

The Evening Road (Book): Hunt, Laird: Meet Ottie Lee Henshaw, a startling, challenging beauty in small-town Indiana. Quick of mind, she navigates a stifling marriage, a lecherous boss, and on one day in the summer of an odyssey across the countryside to witness a dark and fearful celebration.

Meet Calla Destry, a determined young woman desperate to escape the violence of her town and to. "The Evening Road is a vivid, disturbing book, able to subvert itself in half a line, constantly challenging the reader's expectations.

Its ghost map is quickly established in the reader's head, and as the characters fade into the margin of the final page, it is as if an inner landscape has altered.Neverhome tells the harrowing story of Ash Thompson during the battle for the South. Through bloodshed and hysteria and heartbreak, she becomes a hero, a folk legend, a madwoman and a traitor to the American cause.

Laird Hunt's dazzling new novel throws a light on the adventurous women who chose to fight instead of stay behind. 4 out of 5 stars.

His latest, “The Evening Road,” tracks the journeys — physical and psychological — of two appealingly complicated women, and is also grounded in history: the lynching in Indiana’s Grant.