A Piece of My Heart

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A&C Black, Oct 2, 2006 - Fiction - 304 pages
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Robard Hewes has driven across the country in search of a woman named Buena who, twelve years ago, infused him with a feeling that has now turned into obsession. Sam Newel has travelled from Chicago seeking the missing piece of himself. They both find themselves on an uncharted hunting island in the Mississippi owned by an old man named Lamb. When these men converge on this strange land, each discovers the thing he's looking for yet triggers a conflagration of inevitable violence in this tense and brutal yet moving tale.

 

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
9
Section 3
32
Section 4
37
Section 5
39
Section 6
47
Section 7
51
Section 8
59
Section 16
133
Section 17
140
Section 18
146
Section 19
157
Section 20
170
Section 21
176
Section 22
177
Section 23
195

Section 9
74
Section 10
86
Section 11
92
Section 12
93
Section 13
95
Section 14
117
Section 15
119
Section 24
198
Section 25
220
Section 26
232
Section 27
252
Section 28
272
Section 29
296
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Richard Ford was born in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1944. He has published five novels and three collections of stories, including The Sportswriter, Independence Day, Wildlife, A Multitude of Sins and most recently The Lay of the Land. Independence Day was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction.

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