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New Valley, the (2009) [Novel]
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The linked novellas that comprise Josh Weil’s masterful debut bring us into America’s remote, unforgiving backcountry, and delicately unveil the private worlds of three very different men as they confront love, loss, and their own personal demons.

Set in the hardscrabble hill country between West Virginia and Virginia, The New Valley is populated by characters striving to forge new lives in the absence of those they have loved. Told in three varied and distinct voices—from a soft-spoken beef farmer struggling to hold himself together after his dad’s suicide; to a health-obsessed single father desperate to control his reckless, overweight daughter; to a mildly retarded man who falls for a married woman intent on using him in a scheme that wounds them both—each novella is a vivid examination of Weil’s uniquely romanticized relationships. As the men struggle against grief, solitude, and fixation, their desperation leads them all to commit acts that bring both ruin and salvation.

Original title: The New Valley
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionRural & Small Town Life
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classicsLinked Stories/novel In Stories

Edition #1: The New Valley

The New Valley (2009)
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Language: English

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The New Valley (June 2009)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Grove Press
ISBN: 9780802118912
Pages: 288

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