Score: 4
From 7 Ratings

As Good as Gone

  • Author: Larry Watson
  • Release Date : 2016-06-21
  • Genre: Family
  • File Size: 2600523 Bytes

“Honest, warm, humane, and at times shocking, As Good as Gone is an achievement of empathy and dignity.” —Smith Henderson, author of Fourth of July CreekCalvin Sidey is always ready to run, and it doesn’t take much to set him in motion. As a young man, he ran from this block, from Gladstone, from Montana, from this country. From his family and the family business. He ran from sadness, and he ran from responsibility. If the gossip was true, he ran from the law. It’s 1963, and Calvin Sidey, one of the last of the old cowboys, has long ago left his family to live a life of self-reliance out on the prairie. He’s been a mostly absentee father and grandfather until his estranged son asks him to stay with his grandchildren, Ann and Will, for a w...

Score: 3.5
From 153 Ratings

Good as Gone

  • Author: Amy Gentry
  • Release Date : 2016-07-26
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 3373810 Bytes

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice"So gripping you might start to question your own family’s past." —Entertainment Weekly“[One] of the most anticipated summer thrillers . . . Gentry's novel isn't primarily about the version of the self that comes from a name and a family of origin; instead, it draws our attention to the self that's forged from sheer survival, and from the clarifying call to vengeance.” —New York Times Book Review Anna’s daughter Julie was kidnapped from her own bedroom when she was thirteen years old, while Anna slept just downstairs, unaware that her daughter was being ripped away from her. For eight years, she has lived with the guilt and the void in her family, hoping against hope that Jul...