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“Fourth of July Creek”, is a shattering and iconic American novel, in which PEN prize-winner writer Smith Henderson explores the complexities of freedom. After trying to help Benjamin Pearl, an undernourished, nearly feral eleven-year-old boy, social worker Pete Snow comes face to face with the boy's disturbed father, Jeremiah, a survivalist whose trust he earns. But when Pearl's activities spark the interest of the F.B.I., suddenly so does Pete.
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