Wormwood, Nevada: A Novel

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Macmillan, Dec 8, 2009 - Fiction - 256 pages
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Tyler and Anna Mayfield have just relocated from Nebraska to the sun scorched desert town of Wormwood, Nevada. They find themselves in a strange new landscape populated with old school cowboys, alien cultists, meth dealers, and doomsday prophets. Loneliness and desperation pervade Wormwood, and when a meteorite lands in the center of town, its fragile existence begins to unravel as many believe the end of the world is near, while others simply seek a reason to believe in anything at all.


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User Review  - AugustvonOrth - LibraryThing

Tyler and Anna Mayfield, a young married couple looking for their place in life, move to Wormwood, Nevada from Lincoln, Nebraska. In Wormwood they find a desolate town filled with disenchanted people ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sarahfine - LibraryThing

Tyler and Anna are in something of a rut when they move to Wormwood, and matters aren't improved by the dry heat, strange citizens, and the meteor which crashes to earth, sparking rumors of doomsday ... Read full review

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DAVID OPPEGAARD was born in St. Paul, Minnesota. The Suicide Collectors was his first novel.

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