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Reader recommendation: The Evening Hour

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By Nick Royal, Santa Cruz, Calif. / March 27, 2012


Carter Sickels’s debut novel, The Evening Hour, takes place in a poor area of West Virginia dealing with strip mining and other problems related to poverty such as drugs. It is beautifully and movingly written.

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