Continental Drift

Continental Drift

by James D. Houston
     
 

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The San Andreas Fault is both a real and a metaphorical player in this novel of northern California in the early 70s. Set on a ranch near Monterey Bay, it explores relationships in a family jarred by the return of a son from Vietnam, almost whole but shaken and confused. His return coincides with a series of bizarre killings that panic the community—a

Overview


The San Andreas Fault is both a real and a metaphorical player in this novel of northern California in the early 70s. Set on a ranch near Monterey Bay, it explores relationships in a family jarred by the return of a son from Vietnam, almost whole but shaken and confused. His return coincides with a series of bizarre killings that panic the community—a reminder that in the legendary land of promise abundant possibilities and agents of destruction live side by side.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520207134
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
10/06/1996
Series:
California Fiction Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
337
Product dimensions:
5.45(w) x 8.16(h) x 0.89(d)

Meet the Author


James D. Houston is the author of six novels, two collections of short stories, and several nonfiction works including, with Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, Farewell to Manzanar. A resident of Santa Cruz, he has received numerous writing awards.

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