Lane Hollar's seen little of the world beyond West Virginia--Parris Island and Vietnam--but that was enough. Now, thirty years later, he's estranged from his only son, Frank, and from society at large. Lane has his grandson, Toby; his daughter-in-law, Darlene; his bait shop; and his banjo, and he desires or needs nothing else. But then one day, he and Toby are out fishing when they witness a drug-related murder. Suddenly, the boundaries of his world are no longer his to define. An investigation rules the drowning accidental ...

The Baptism of Billy Bean 2009, Counterpoint LLC, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9781582434605

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