Book Review: Dan O'Brien's 'Stolen Horses' The clash between longtime residents and recent arrivals in a Nebraska town is the subject of Stolen Horses, a new novel from Dan O'Brien.
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Book Review: Dan O'Brien's 'Stolen Horses'

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Book Review: Dan O'Brien's 'Stolen Horses'

Book Review: Dan O'Brien's 'Stolen Horses'

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The clash between longtime residents and recent arrivals in a Nebraska town is the subject of Stolen Horses, a new novel from Dan O'Brien.

MELISSA BLOCK, Host:

In the novel "Stolen Horses," change comes to a small, fictional cattle town in Nebraska's panhandle. Old West and New West seem to be set for a showdown. Our reviewer Alan Cheuse says the book's author, Dan O'Brien, knows just how to dramatize the situation.

ALAN CHEUSE: About the novel itself, this says it for me, too.

BLOCK: The book is "Stolen Horses," by Dan O'Brien. Alan Cheuse teaches writing at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.

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