Goodnight, Nebraska
  • Published:
    Mar-1998 (Hardcover)
    Jun-1999 (Paperback)
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    314
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At the age of 17, Randall Hunsacker shoots his mother's boyfriend, steals a car and comes close to killing himself. His second chance lies in a small Nebraska farm town, where the landmarks include McKibben's Mobil Station, Frmka's Superette, and a sign that says The Wages of Sin is Hell. This is Goodnight, a place so ingrown and provincial that Randall calls it "Sludgeville"-until he starts thinking of it as home. In this pitch-perfect novel, Tom McNeal explores the currents of hope, passion, and cruelty beneath the surface of the American heartland. InRandall, McNeal creates an outcast whose redemption lies in Goodnight, a strange, small, but ultimately embracing community where Randall will inspire fear and adulation, win the love of a beautiful girl and nearly throw it all away. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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    • Jun-1999
    • Vintage
    • Trade Paperback
    • ISBN: 0375704299
    • ISBN13: 9780375704291
    • First Edition
    • Mar-1998
    • Random House
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 067945733X
    • ISBN13: 9780679457336
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    • Sep-2009
    • Knopf
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 0307556476
    • ISBN13: 9780307556479

 


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