Within the household they share with their mother and uncle in rural North Carolina, Jan, wound mentally taut as a trap, and his retarded sister, Timmie, form a strange but mutually protective partnership. Both children, wise with intimations beyond the shallow comprehension of their elders, are visited with a foreboding sense of fatality. When the family takes on a new member - a young redheaded housekeeper with goals of her own - the deranged equilibrium in their lives erupts at last in a brilliant shower of inevitable but nonetheless stunning events.
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Book Description Louisiana State Univ Pr, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M080712317X
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