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Goodnight, Nebraska by Tom McNeal - Signed First Edition - 1998-02-24 - from Mutiny Information Cafe (SKU: 126343)

Goodnight, Nebraska

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Goodnight, Nebraska

by Tom McNeal

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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ISBN 10
067945733X
ISBN 13
9780679457336
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July. Nebraska. Saturday Afternoon. At McKibben's Mobil Station, prudently situated at the intersection of Highway 20 and Main Street, a boy, a loner, is the only passenger to step down from the bus. Randall Hunsacker is seventeen, and the small farm town of Goodnight, Nebraska, is his punishment. It's also his last chance to escape events back home - a shooting, a car crash, a family in disarray. And even as he resists absorption into this strange small community, Randall will become a part of it. Goodnight, Nebraska is a stunning first novel about small-town America, where high school football, pheasant hunting and the Friendly Festival are as vital as the wheat harvest.

This book is in very good condition with a dust jacket in very good condition. This copy is signed by the author on the title page.

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Synopsis

At the age of 17, Randall Hunsacker shoots his mother's boyfriend, steals a car and comes close to killing himself. His second chance lies in a small Nebraska farm town, where the landmarks include McKibben's Mobil Station, Frmka's Superette, and a sign that says The Wages of Sin is Hell. This is Goodnight, a place so ingrown and provincial that Randall calls it "Sludgeville"-until he starts thinking of it as home. In this pitch-perfect novel, Tom McNeal explores the currents of hope, passion, and cruelty beneath the surface of the American heartland. In Randall, McNeal creates an outcast whose redemption lies in Goodnight, a strange, small, but ultimately embracing community where Randall will inspire fear and adulation, win the love of a beautiful girl and nearly throw it all away.From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Details

Bookseller
Mutiny Information Cafe US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
126343
Title
Goodnight, Nebraska
Author
Tom McNeal
Format/binding
Slightly shelf worn at bottom of spine.
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
SIGNED First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
067945733X
ISBN 13
9780679457336
Publisher
Random House
Place of Publication
New York, New York
Date published
1998-02-24
Keywords
crime, fiction, signed, first edition
Bookseller catalogs
Signed; Fiction; Crime Novel; First Edition;

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