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The Lost Saints of Tennessee by Amy Franklin-Willis.. A man, a dog, a pickup truck light out for Virginia horse country to try a geographic solution to grief and middle-age slippage. Well, the novel works, but I’m not going to give it away.

Joel Gardner, LitSnap Editor

"The Lost Saints of Tennessee is a joy—a wonderful, heartbreaking, and ultimately uplifting story about the unbreakable bonds of brotherhood and the human will to survive. I was deeply moved by it and equally impressed."

Elizabeth George

"Franklin-Willis plumbs the depths of family dynamics, compassionately depicting her characters as they struggle with situations over which they have no control."

Library Journal

Author bio: An eighth-generation Southerner, Amy Franklin-Willis was born in Birmingham, Alabama. She received an Emerging Writer Grant from the Elizabeth George Foundation in 2007 to complete The Lost Saints of Tennessee, a novel inspired by stories of her father's childhood. More information can be found here: http://www.groveatlantic.com/#page=author5393

Book Details: General Fiction; (320 pp. Sagaliscious: Kindle/Print editions)

Publisher Website: http://www.groveatlantic.com/#page=isbn9780802120052

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