Recommended by Soon Har in Adult Services…
Soon Har’s synopsis:
Brownsburg in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia in the late 1940s is a pretty and placid small town. Then a stranger arrives; he is handsome, athletic, skilled, kind. A true hero … until he falls in love with the young wife of the richest man in town. Based on a true story that Goolrick heard, this novel explores small-town life, race relations, friendships, dreams and what love can do to a man.
Goolrick is a good-old-fashioned story teller, with a narrative that draws you in, characters that you recognize or want to know, and writing that can be so poetic it makes you pause and then go back and reread the page. No matter how you may feel about the ending, you will enjoy the ride there as the story smoothly transports you to another time and place.