Land Of The Blind: A Novel

Paperback | August 18, 2009

byJess Walter

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In Land of the Blind, Jess Walter, National Book Award finalist and author of Citizen Vince and The Zero, explores the bonds and compromises we make as children—and the fatal errors we can make at any time in our lives. Fiendishly clever and darkly funny, Land of the Blind follows Caroline Mabry, a weary police detective racing against the clock to investigate both a murder and two men’s darkly intertwined lives.

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In Land of the Blind, Jess Walter, National Book Award finalist and author of Citizen Vince and The Zero, explores the bonds and compromises we make as children—and the fatal errors we can make at any time in our lives. Fiendishly clever and darkly funny, Land of the Blind follows Caroline Mabry, a weary police detective racing against...

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While working the weekend night shift, Caroline Mabry, a weary Spokane police detective, encounters a seemingly unstable but charming derelict who tells her, "I'd like to confess." But he insists on writing out his statement in longhand. In the forty-eight hours that follow, the stranger confesses to not just a crime but an entire life...

Jess Walter is the author of six novels, including the bestsellersBeautiful RuinsandThe Financial Lives of the Poets, the National Book Award finalistThe Zero, andCitizen Vince, the winner of the Edgar Award for best novel. His short fiction has appeared inHarper's,McSweeney's, andPlayboy, as well asThe Best American Short StoriesandTh...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.72 inPublished:August 18, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061712841

ISBN - 13:9780061712845

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?A home run off the first pitch?A tremendous debut, full of pace and tension and unexpected twists?head and shoulders above the pack.? (Lee Child)