- x, 373 pages ; 24 cm.
- Contents: Two houses (1999-2000) -- Take it all (1967-1970) -- Wolfred & LaRose -- 1,000 Kills (2002-2003) -- The gathering.Summary: MODERN & CONTEMPORARY FICTION (POST C 1945). In this literary masterwork, the author of the National Book Award-winning The Round House and the Pulitzer Prize nominee The Plague of Doves wields her breathtaking narrative magic in an emotionally haunting contemporary tale of a tragic accident, a demand for justice, and a profound act of atonement with ancient roots in native American culture. North Dakota, late summer, 1999. Landreaux Iron stalks a deer along the edge of the property bordering his own. He shoots with easy confidence- but when the buck springs away, Landreaux realizes he's hit something else, a blur he saw as he squeezed the trigger. When he staggers closer, he realizes he has killed his neighbor's five-year-old son, Dusty Ravich.