A Piece of My Heart

A Piece of My Heart

Book - 1985
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Ford's mesmerizing first novel is the story of two godless pilgrims. Robard Hewes has driven across the country in the service of a destructive passion. Sam Newell is seeking the missing piece of himself. When these men converge, on an uncharted island in the Mississippi, each discovers the thing he's looking for--amid a conflagration of violence that's as shocking as it is inevitable.

"This is one of those books that hit you hard...a story filled with breathing characters and genius-crafted dialogue between moments of consummate description.... I can't be unbiased. I'm mad for this book."--Elizabeth Ashton, Houston Chronicle
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1985, c1976
Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed
ISBN: 9780394729145
0394729145
Branch Call Number: Fiction
Characteristics: 297 p. ; 21 cm

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