New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year
Set in Friendship, Wisconsin, just after the Civil War, A Prayer for the Dying tells of a horrible epidemic that is suddenly and gruesomely killing the town's residents and setting off a terrifying paranoia. Jacob Hansen, Friendship's sheriff, undertaker, and pastor, is soon overwhelmed by the fear and anguish around him, and his sanity begins to fray. Dark, poetic, and chilling, A Prayer for the Dying examines the effect of madness and violence on the morality of a once-decent man.
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|Size: ||256 KB|
|Publisher: ||Henry Holt and Co.|
|Date published: || 2013|
|ISBN: ||9781466853256 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|
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