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By Ron Rash

During this poetic and haunting story set in modern Appalachia, ny occasions bestselling writer Ron Rash illuminates lives formed by means of violence and a strong connection to the land.

Les, a long-time sheriff simply 3 weeks from retirement, contends with the ravages of crystal meth and his personal duplicity in his small Appalachian town.

Becky, a park ranger with a harrowing previous, reveals solace amid the lyrical great thing about this patch of North Carolina.

Enduring the blunders and tragedies that experience indelibly marked them, they're drawn jointly by way of a reverence for the flora and fauna. while an irascible aged neighborhood is accused of poisoning a trout circulate, Les and Becky are plunged into deep and unsafe waters, pressured to navigate currents of disillusionment and betrayal that would strength them to query themselves and try their tentative bond—and threaten to hold them over the edge.

Echoing the heartbreaking fantastic thing about William Faulkner and the non secular isolation of Carson McCullers, Above the Waterfall demonstrates once more the prodigious expertise of 'one of the good American authors at paintings today' (Janet Maslin, manhattan Times).

Ron Rash has lengthy been a severely acclaimed author, yet his 7th e-book, Serena, catapulted him to new heights: it garnered rave stories and have become a brand new York occasions bestseller. A PEN/Faulkner finalist for Serena, Rash is usually a recipient of the O Henry Prize and winner of the 2011 Frank O’Connor Award for Burning brilliant, a set of brief tales. His different paintings contains the novels One Foot in Eden and The Cove, and one other brief tale assortment, not anything Gold Can remain. Ron Rash teaches at Western Carolina collage and lives within the Appalachian Mountains, South Carolina. His most recent booklet is Above the Waterfall.

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