On an Illinois farm in the 1920s, a man is murdered, and in the same moment the tenous friendship between two lonely boys comes to an end. In telling their interconnected stories, American Book Award-winner William delivers a masterfully restrained and magically evocative meditation on the past.
©1980 William Maxwell (P)2011 Audible, Inc.
"A small, perfect novel." (Washington Post Book World)
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