Bernard Setaro Clark
NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITOR'S CHOICEInaugural winner of the Grand Prix de la Littérature Américaine She calls herself Ash, but that's not her real name. She is a farmer's faithful wife, but she has left her husband to don the uniform of a Union soldier in the Civil War. NEVERHOME tells the harrowing story of Ash Thompson during the battle for the South. Through bloodshed and hysteria and heartbreak, she becomes a hero, a ...
Two women, two directions: one dark, extraordinary day.Meet Ottie Lee Henshaw, a startling, challenging beauty in small-town Indiana. Quick of mind, she navigates a stifling marriage, a lecherous boss, and on one day in the summer of 1930 an odyssey across the countryside to witness a dark and fearful celebration.Meet Calla Destry, a determined young woman desperate to escape the violence of her town and to find the lover who has promised her a new ...