The wrecked, blessed body of Shelton Lafleur
It is Depression-era New Orleans, and Shelton Lafleur, eight years old, tumbles from the top of a tree, crippling him for life. Deliverance arrives in the form of a man named Minou, who takes Shelton into his family and under his tutelage. "This is the stuff of which classics are made and what literature is all about".--Los Angeles Book Review.
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The wrecked, blessed body of Shelton LafleurUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Brown follows his exceptional first novel, Decorations in a Ruined Cemetery (LJ 12/93), with a step or so forward and a step or so back. Set like its predecessor in New Orleans, the novel is done ... Read full review