Man in the Woods

Man in the Woods

A Novel

Book - 2010
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"A smart, haunting thriller with bass reverb and a pounding heart."
--Jayne Anne Phillips, author of the National Book Award finalist Lark and Termite

Scott Spencer, the acclaimed author of Endless Love and A Ship Made of Paper, reaffirms his storytelling mastery with Man in the Woods--a gripping psychological thriller about a carpenter at loose ends and the crime of passion that radically reorders his world. Rudy Wurlitzer lauds Man in the Woods as a stunning work that offers "heartbreaking insights into the dark frailties of human nature," and which he calls, "a page turner from beginning to end." And New York Times bestselling author Francine Prose hails its achievement, writing, "In this brilliant novel, Scott Spencer further expands his range."

Publisher: New York : HarperCollins 2010.
ISBN: 9780061466557
Branch Call Number: FICTION SPE


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Pippi_L Jun 24, 2012

This is a compelling page-turner. Perhaps a good one for a lazy summer afternoon read.

Jun 14, 2011

Very clever and engaging theme. This book is well written and captures the reader.

Crheneghan Feb 03, 2011

Paul, a self sufficient artist, and Kate, a Christian author and inspirational speaker, seem to complete one another and provide a refuge for Kate’s daughter Ruby. But a moment of crisis threatens their happiness. Scott Spencer imagines authentic characters reacting to a disastrous moment of violence. Spencer’s writing is visceral, sensitive and thought provoking.


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Violence: This title contains Violence.

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