Jack Fletcher is hired to take pictures of a dangerous, premier mysto surf spot off the Pacific Northwest. But disaster soon strikes when an Indian boy drowns - and the men from his reservation seek vengeance.
©1997 Kem Nunn (P)2013 Audible, Inc.
Avid reader of intellectual detective procedurals, thrillers, suspense novels and detailed dramatic fiction.
Gritty and absorbing. Fantastic real life characters. Again, the clear insight into a culture I know less than I wish about. This book tells a story that is very satisfying and still leaves me with some questions to ponder.
The descriptions of the Native American culture and the fine lines between tribes and the trespasser.
Great reading voice that identifies the characters; the timing of his storytelling keeps me waiting expectantly as I would listening to a story around the campfire.
The descriptions of surf and of the northwest natural terrain made me feel the spray and drizzle on my skin.
I also loved the intimate description of the construction of the surf board, the materials used, the strength of the men who hauled those big boards through thicket and portage to reach an isolated unexplored parcel of beach and wave. Excellent.
German living in LA.
Yes, it's my favorite Kem Nunn novel. I guess...well, it changes every week ;)
Drew Harmon.. have a listen how Jim Beaver narrates this badass... damned the guy is good !!!
Ha! I just said it above, Drew Harmon... it sounds like sand in a coffee grinder when Jim Beaver narrates him.
I believe the book was optioned long ago and I believe the tag line was " Where Legends Die" which is also the name of the german translation, though I don't care for altering book titles in foreign countries.
I'm married to the guy who wrote it and I can tell you that a lot of things in that book are true and thoroughly researched.
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