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The Maid's Version: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316205887
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Back Bay Books - September 9th, 2014

Don't be put off by the brevity of this book, for it is one of the best books you will read this year. Using the horrific explosion at a dance hall in the small Ozark town of West Table in the 1930's, Woodrell explores the impact on the town, on the survivors, and especially on his grandmother Alma. The Maid's Version demands a careful read--Woodrell's sentences are as beautiful, as perfect as any you will encounter.