The Preservationist: A Novel

byJustin Kramon

Hardcover | October 15, 2013

The Preservationist: A Novel by Justin Kramon
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A page-turning psychological thriller from the “talented young” author of Finny (Boston Globe)

To Sam Blount, meeting Julia is the best thing that has ever happened to him.

Working at the local college and unsuccessful in his previous relationships, he’d been feeling troubled about his approaching fortieth birthday, “a great beast of a birthday,” as he sees it, but being with Julia makes him feel young and hopeful. Julia Stilwell, a freshman trying to come to terms with a recent tragedy that has stripped her of her greatest talent, is flattered by Sam’s attention. But their relationship is tested by a shy young man with a secret, Marcus Broley, who is also infatuated with Julia.

Told in alternating points of view, The Preservationist is the riveting tale of Julia and Sam's relationship, which begins to unravel as the threat of violence approaches and Julia becomes less and less sure whom she can trust.

Justin Kramon, author of Finny, is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and has published stories in Glimmer Train, Story Quarterly, Boulevard, Fence, TriQuarterly, and Alaska Quarterly review. He has received honors from the Michener-Copernicus Society of America, Best American Short Stories, the Hawthornden international Writers’...
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Title:The Preservationist: A NovelFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:336 pages, 9.21 X 6.3 X 1 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 9.21 X 6.3 X 1 inPublished:October 15, 2013Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1605984809

ISBN - 13:9781605984803

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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