Atticus: A Novel

Paperback | January 16, 1997

byRon Hansen

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Colorado rancher Atticus Cody receives word that his wayward younger son, Scott, has committed suicide in Resurrection, Mexico. When Atticus travels south to recover Scott's body, he is puzzled by what he finds there and begins to suspect murder. Illuminating those often obscure chambers of the human heart, Atticus is the story of a father's steadfast and almost unfathomable love for his son, a mystery that Ron Hansen's fiction explores with a passion and intensity no reader will be able to resist.

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A highly acclaimed national bestseller, this suspenseful murder mystery centers on a father's love for his son and "irrefutably confirms (Hansen's) awesome's gifts" ("Miami Herald"). In sensual and masterful prose, Hansen once again illuminates the often obscure chambers of the human heart. 256

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Colorado rancher Atticus Cody receives word that his wayward younger son, Scott, has committed suicide in Resurrection, Mexico. When Atticus travels south to recover Scott's body, he is puzzled by what he finds there and begins to suspect murder. Illuminating those often obscure chambers of the human heart, Atticus is the story of a fa...

Ron Hansen is the bestselling author of the novel Atticus (a finalist for the National Book Award), Hitler's Niece, Mariette in Ecstasy, Desperadoes, and Isn't It Romantic?, as well as a collection of short stories, a collection of essays, and a book for children. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford was a finalis...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.58 inPublished:January 16, 1997Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0060927860

ISBN - 13:9780060927868

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A highly acclaimed national bestseller, this suspenseful murder mystery centers on a father's love for his son and "irrefutably confirms (Hansen's) awesome's gifts" ("Miami Herald"). In sensual and masterful prose, Hansen once again illuminates the often obscure chambers of the human heart. 256

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"A superbly written novel... Atticus irrefutably confirms this novelist's awesome gifts." -- "Miami Herald""Mr. Hansen writes vigorously, and like an angel." -- "New York Times Book Review""Astonishing imagery... Hansen's style is so fresh; and he has the ability to make it seem effortless, natural."-- Elmore Leonard