by John Gardner and Charles Johnson
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Sheriff Clumly is working to unravel a mystery surrounding a drifter who is jailed for painting "LOVE" across the road in the small town of Batavia, and murder may soon be added to the charges.
June 4, 2007 Summer is the season we can finally tackle the books that have been piling up on our desks and forming small mountains on the floor. Book critic Alan Cheuse offers a selection of some of the best books of late spring and early summer, and some classics that are always present in his literary landscape.
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June 4, 2007 Book critic Alan Cheuse describes John Gardner's signature 1972 novel as a "dramatic encounter between modern life and ancient mythology." Largely known for his books about the art of writing, Gardner's own fiction is showcased in this upstate New York epic, Cheuse says.
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