Neverhome (Compact Disc)

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       Constance Thompson binds her breasts and dons men's clothing to become Ash, nicknamed Gallant Ash by her fellow Union soldiers, leaving her beloved husband behind to tend their Indiana farm. With spare, poetic, transcendent prose Laird Hunt portrays the horror of the Civil War and the fallout from the trauma experienced by soldiers, their families and the country at large. Ash is a fascinating and enigmatic character, keeping secrets from everyone she encounters and the reader enthralled as her shocking story unfolds. Nevermore will surely join the ranks of the brilliant novels not just of the Civil War but war writ large." ~Cathy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

— Cathy Langer in our lead buyer at Tattered Cover with three decades of experience.

September 2014 Indie Next List


“Leaving her beloved husband behind to tend their Indiana farm, Constance Thompson binds her breasts and dons men's clothing to become Ash, nicknamed 'Gallant Ash' by her fellow Union soldiers. With spare, poetic, transcendent prose, Hunt portrays the horror of the Civil War and the fallout from the trauma experienced by soldiers, their families, and the country at large. Ash is a fascinating and enigmatic character, keeping secrets from everyone she encounters and keeping the reader enthralled as her shocking story unfolds. Neverhome will surely join the ranks of the brilliant novels not just of the Civil War, but of war writ large.”
— Cathy Langer, Tattered Cover Book Store, Denver, CO

Product Details
ISBN: 9781478982036
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Publication Date: September 1st, 2014