Southernmost

by Silas House

Written in English
Published: Pages: 429 Downloads: 740
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Subjects:

  • Clergy,
  • Gay men,
  • Parental kidnapping,
  • Large type books,
  • Family relationships,
  • Fathers and sons,
  • Fiction

Edition Notes

StatementSilas House
SeriesThorndike Press large print basic
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.O8659 S68 2018b
The Physical Object
Pagination429 pages (large print)
Number of Pages429
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26974759M
ISBN 101432852566
ISBN 109781432852566
LC Control Number2018019668
OCLC/WorldCa1033576444

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House deftly shows there’s no place insulated from a necessary 5/5(2). Southernmost is a tender and affecting book, a meditation on love and its consequences. Excerpt Southernmost. The rain had been falling with a pounding meanness, without ceasing for two days, and then the water rose all at once in the middle of the night, a brutal rush so fast Asher thought at first a dam might have broken somewhere upstream.

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He decides to kidnap his son and flee to Key West, where he suspects his estranged gay brother is living"-- Provided by publisher.

Jan 09,  · Southernmost A Novel (Book): House, Silas: "When an evangelical preacher in Tennessee offers shelter to two gay men after a catastrophic flood, he's met with resistance by his wife and congregation, and eventually loses custody of his son.

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