The Dropper

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Cemetery Dance Publications, 2012 - Fiction - 287 pages
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"Ron McLarty, who has proven himself a terrific storyteller in such books as The Memory of Running and Traveler, has outdone himself with The Dropper, a story where beauty and brutality mingle in a yarn I just couldn't put down. This book is filled with rich pleasures and textures — it reminded me of Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men. As in his previous novels, The Dropper avoids sentimentality, but not sentiment; Shoe and his brother Bobby live and breathe. I highly recommend it." — Stephen King

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Shoe Horn is a 17-year-old plumber's apprentice. His brother, Bobby, is "special." For those that love him, Bobby's eccentricities can be overlooked and his joy of living appreciated, but the rest of ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Ron McLarty is a veteran actor, accomplished playwright, prolific audiobook narrator and acclaimed novelist.

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