A Late Flooding Thaw by Gary Guinn - $24.00
Henry and Walter Bass struggle to escape the shadows of their alcoholic father, their reclusive mother, an the prejudice of the small town of Delaney. When Walter marries Emma Sinclair, the only child of one of Delaney’s oldest families, tragic events are set in motion that change the lives of everyone involved. Each character in the drama that follows must struggle with the shadows of the living and the dead. In the violent world of Pentacostal religion, grace offers hope, but the failure of love brings destruction and the sins of the fathers curse the lives of the sons and daughters.
A Late Flooding Thaw is a haunting novel, set in the southern Ozark mountains at the turn of the 20th century, told through the voices of Henry and Walter Bass, their wives, and the “other woman”.
Acclaim for A Late Flooding Thaw:
“A Late Flooding Thaw is a story of passion and perseverance, love and loss, failure and redemption. It’s not only a great Southern novel beautifully written; it’s the best novel I have read in years.”
Roger Hart, author of Erratics, winner of the 2000 George Garrett Fiction Prize