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Fourmile

by Watt Key

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Fourmile by Watt Key
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  • Published in USA  Sep 2012
    240 pages
    Genre: Novels

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Twelve-year-old Foster knows in his gut that Dax Ganey, the man dating his widowed mother, is a bad seed. Then a mysterious stranger arrives at their Alabama farm, a former Army Ranger in Iraq rambling across the country, and Foster believes he has found an ally against Dax. The stranger proves a fascinating mentor, full of wisdom and secrets. And Dax soon has reason to resent not just him and Foster but also Foster's mother. A spurned Dax will be a dangerous enemy, but Foster is increasingly aware that the stranger is just as dangerous, if not more so.

From the author of one of the most highly acclaimed children's survival adventures of the last decade comes this tautly wound new novel reminiscent of classic westerns, about a boy caught in the middle of a clash that may turn out to be his own battle to fight.

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"Starred Review. Suspenseful and introspective, Key’s novel is an intimate portrait of the messy complexities of modern small-town life." - Publishers Weekly

"Starred Review. Deeply moving and fast-paced, this life-affirming effort is a worthy addition to the bookshelves of sturdy readers." - Kirkus

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Kermen Parihar

Really good book by Watt Key
This book is full of suspense, drama and a little mystery, based on my reading. I would totally recommend this book to those who are interested in reading it.

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Watt Key

Watt Key lives in southern Alabama with his family. Fourmile is his third book.

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