• Grand Central Publishing
  • 9780316200202
  • $22.99
  • Paperback - B Format
  • April 2013
  • 688 pages
  • Fantasy

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American Elsewhere

Bennett, Robert Jackson

Under a pink moon, there is a perfect little town not found on any map. . .

Ex-cop Mona Bright has been living a hard couple of years on the road, but when her estranged father dies, she finds she's had a home all along: a little house her deceased mother once owned in Wink, New Mexico.

And though every map denies Wink exists, Mona finds they're wrong: not only is Wink real, it is the perfect American small town, somehow retaining all the Atomic Age optimism the rest of world has abandoned.

But the closer Mona gets to her mother's past, the more she understands that the people in Wink are very, very different - and what's more, Mona begins to recognize her own bond to this strange place, which feels more like home every day.

About the Author

Robert Jackson Bennett was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Winner of the Shirley Jackson Award, the Sydney J. Bounds Award, and an Edgar Award, he is the author of the novels MR. SHIVERS, THE COMPANY MAN, THE TROUPE, and AMERICAN ELSEWHERE. Find out more about the author at http://www.robertjacksonbennett.com.

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