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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Ecco Pr
Publication date July 5, 2016
Pages 288
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780062349323
ISBN-10 0062349325
Dimensions 0 by 5.31 by 8 in.
Original list price $15.99
Summaries and Reviews
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In this poetic and haunting tale set in contemporary Appalachia, New York Times bestselling author Ron Rash illuminates lives shaped by violence and a powerful connection to the land.

Les, a long-time sheriff just three-weeks from retirement, contends with the ravages of crystal meth and his own duplicity in his small Appalachian town.

Becky, a park ranger with a harrowing past, finds solace amid the lyrical beauty of this patch of North Carolina.

Enduring the mistakes and tragedies that have indelibly marked them, they are drawn together by a reverence for the natural world. When an irascible elderly local is accused of poisoning a trout stream, Les and Becky are plunged into deep and dangerous waters, forced to navigate currents of disillusionment and betrayal that will force them to question themselves and test their tentative bond—and threaten to carry them over the edge.

Echoing the heartbreaking beauty of William Faulkner and the spiritual isolation of Carson McCullers, Above the Waterfall demonstrates once again the prodigious talent of “a gorgeous, brutal writer” (Richard Price) hailed as “one of the great American authors at work today” (Janet Maslin, New York Times).



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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780062349316
 
from Ecco Pr (September 8, 2015)
9780062349316 | details & prices | 252 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $26.99
About: In this poetic and haunting tale set in contemporary Appalachia, New York Times bestselling author Ron Rash illuminates lives shaped by violence and a powerful connection to the land.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780062349323 Book cover for 9780062417015 Book cover for 9780441000340 Book cover for 9781782117995
 
The price comparison is for this edition
Reprint edition from Ecco Pr (July 5, 2016)
9780062349323 | details & prices | 288 pages | List price $15.99
About: In this poetic and haunting tale set in contemporary Appalachia, New York Times bestselling author Ron Rash illuminates lives shaped by violence and a powerful connection to the land.
from Canongate Books Ltd (May 19, 2016)
9781782117995 | details & prices | 272 pages | List price $22.80
About: The New York Times bestselling author of Serena--the basis of the fall 2014 movie starring Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper--illuminates lives shaped by violence, passion, and a powerful connection to the land in this haunting tale set in contemporary Appalachia.
Lgr edition from Harperluxe (September 8, 2015)
9780062417015 | details & prices | 244 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $26.99
About: In this poetic and haunting tale set in contemporary Appalachia, New York Times bestselling author Ron Rash illuminates lives shaped by violence and a powerful connection to the land.
With Sean Dalton | from Ace Books (April 1, 1994); titled "Restoration"
9780441000340 | details & prices | 4.25 × 6.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $4.50
This edition also contains Restoration
About: Noel Kedran, an operative of the Time Institute, journeys back to Restoration England to find his evil twin, a dark duplicate of himself created by a saboteur out to change history.
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781483028651
 
With Tavia Gilbert (other contributor), Richard Ferrone (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (September 15, 2015)
9781483028651 | details & prices | 5.75 × 5.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $29.99
About: The New York Times bestselling author of Serena - the basis of the fall 2014 movie starring Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper - illuminates lives shaped by violence, passion, and a powerful connection to the land in this haunting tale set in contemporary Appalachia.

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