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The Poacher's Son

by Paul Doiron

The Poacher's Son by Paul Doiron
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  • First Published:
    May 2010, 336 pages
    Paperback:
    Apr 2011, 336 pages

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Megan Shaffer

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An explosive tale of an estranged son thrust into the hunt for a murderous fugitive - his own father

There's a certain fascination with those who dare to live away from bright lights and big cities. Those who exist in the few geographical pockets without cell phone reception, computers, or modern ties to "civilization" command a unique respect and admiration from their plugged-in urban brethren. Whether it runs in the blood of those born unto its quietude or is sought by those who seek it's solitude and escape, there is something eerily seductive about those who opt for backcountry over backyard.

Author Paul Doiron wastes no time pulling us into such a world; in this case the deep, wildly mysterious heart of Maine's North Woods. With only its pocked, calloused logging roads for access, the untamed environs of northern Maine provide the perfect backdrop for Doiron's heart-racing thriller. With many miles to run and endless places to hide, Doiron capitalizes on the ...

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