Boot Tracks

April 11, 2006|
Boot Tracks by Matthew Jones
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Charlie Rankin has recently been released from prison, but prison has not released its grip on him. He owes his life to "The Buddha," who has given him a job to do on the outside: he must kill a man, a man who has done him no harm, a man he has never met. Along the road to this brutal encounter, Rankin meets Florence, who may be an angel in disguise or simply a lonely ex-porn star seeking salvation. Together they careen towards their fate, taking the reader along for the ride.

Boot Tracks is a commanding tale of a man and woman struggling against a destiny they cannot control, told in Matthew F. Jones's characteristically taut, economic style. An assassination gone terribly wrong; a couple searching for one last chance to find a safe place in a hostile world. With these elements Jones weaves a harrowing tale of suspense, violence, and compassion.
Matthew F. Jones is the author of the novelsDeepwater, The Elements of Hitting, A Single Shot, Blind Pursuit, andThe Cooter Farm, each critically acclaimed. His novel Deepwater, named by critics as one of the best novels of 1999, was made into a film starring Lucas Black, Peter Coyote, and Lesley Ann Warren. He lives with his family in...
Title:Boot Tracks
Product dimensions:208 pages, 8.5 X 5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:208 pages, 8.5 X 5 X 1 in
Published:April 11, 2006
Publisher:Europa Editions
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781933372112

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