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Synopsis: Jesse Reverchon is desperate to fix things. A ruptured marriage and a slumping literary reputation compel Jesse to a leap of faith. He transplants his corporate wife, Rebecca, and snarky adolescent son, Travis, to the far reaches of West Texas-the mythic Big Bend. Jesse's attempts to acclimate from urban sophistication to Alpine, Texas yield mixed and often comic results as his turbulent personality clashes with the cantankerous, wind-blown eccentrics rooted to the stark, desert mountains as stubbornly as its scrub mesquite. While Rebecca invests herself into a challenging remodel of the ramshackle family home with the same ambition that built her investment capital firm, Jesse shirks small town contractors and his stalling novel to coach his son's little league baseball team, which consists mostly of alienated, fatherless boys. The obsessive commitment he makes to any project leads to conflict with parents, rival coaches, and most every cowboy he encounters, but especially with the local baseball commissioner, the fiery, free-spirited artist and bar owner, Luz Reyes. Her temperament reflects the daily thunderstorms that drown out the team's much-needed practices until even Jesse realizes he's finally met his match-unless he considers his long-suffering wife. Rebecca expects a return on her investments, and her biggest stake is in her novelist husband's dimming career, which is not paying off and she's rapidly running out of patience. Tension builds as the "clouds like cathedrals" mass each day over the mountains. As Jesse's hopes blanche beneath the glaring sun and shearing winds of the Chihuahuan Desert, he is also haunted by a family curse-the howling "black dog" that once preyed upon his ruined father. Isolated, confused, frustrated, and now in total fear, Jesse stumbles back into more self-destructive patterns. His personal life crumbles like the basalt bluffs that tower around him, plunging him headlong toward devastating tragedy and loss in the all-or-nothing battle for redemption in a wild and harsh landscape where the mountains are thieves.
About the Author: At age twenty-five, Wilkinson began writing fiction, later publishing four books. Wilkinson’s books have been published by Penguin USA and the University of Texas Press. His works have met with commercial and critical distinction. Three out of his four published titles are or have been in development with major film concerns. His novel, Not Between Brothers, was optioned to NBC/Kevin Costner’s Tig Productions for a television mini-series. The novel won the Violet Crown Award (Barnes & Noble/Writers League of Texas), was a “Best Novel of the West” Spur Award finalist, and selected “Editor’s Choice” by the prestigious Review of Texas Books. A veteran speaker and personality, Wilkinson has either appeared or had his work featured on numerous national and regional television programs, talk shows, news casts, and radio programs, including National Public Radio (Nashville, Austin, and Tulsa) and Don Imus. His works have been reviewed or mentioned in every major Texas newspaper, plus the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Memphis Commercial Appeal, Arkansas Gazette, and Tulsa World, among others. He has been featured in several national and regional magazines including Texas Monthly, Southern Living and True West.
Title: Where the Mourntains are Thieves
Publisher: Goldmines Publishing, Inc., Henderson, TN
Publication Date: 2013
Book Condition: New
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Book Description Goldminds Publishing, Inc., U.S.A., 2013. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Publisher: Goldminds Publishing, 2013. First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED by the author on the Half-Title Page with "Austin, Texas". Hardcover and dust jacket are in near-fine condition and is brodart protected. 334 pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Author is a winner of the Spur Award from the Western Writers of America, the Violet Crown Award from the Writer's League of Texas and Editor's Choice of the Review of Texas Books. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 6904
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