The Long Night of Winchell Dear finds master storyteller Robert James Waller at his best as he takes us through the wind and dust of the high desert mountains, into the shadowy world of high-stakes poker fought in the back rooms of Amarillo and Little Rock, and headlong toward the books stunning finale of chaotic terror, where an unexpected hero emerges.
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"Waller has dealt himself a hand of stereotypes, but he plays a sure and mesmerizing game, and reader takes all." - Booklist.
"Though the prose tends toward the awkward ....Waller's fans will enjoy his take on the Old West meeting the New." - PW.
"Crazy luck-or coincidence-marks this squeaky desert romance. " - Kirkus.
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Waller is best known as the author of The Bridges of Madison County.
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