writer who you will surely
hear from again and again."
author of The Realm of Last Chances
In the literary tradition of William Faulkner, Cormac McCarthy and William Gay, Jon Boilard's debut novel tells the story of Bobby DuBois, the youngest male descendant of Franklin County's most notorious family of villains. On the run, Bobby is forced into a conflict of blood when he discovers that before achieving redemption he must first pay for the most egregious of his father's sins. Beautiful and brutal, A River Closely Watched chronicles a young man's struggle to save his own soul.