This riveting novel of love and mystery from the author of The Things They Carried examines the lasting impact of the twentieth century’s legacy of violence and warfare, both at home and abroad. When long-hidden secrets about the atrocities he committed in Vietnam come to light, a candidate for the U.S. Senate retreats with his wife to a lakeside cabin in northern Minnesota. Within days of their arrival, his wife mysteriously vanishes into the watery wilderness.
A politician's career is ruined overnight by revelations of his wartime participation in a village massacre in Vietnam while his personal life is undone by the sudden dissappearance of his wife.
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exceptionally constructed and provocative entertainment
excellent writing. characters created with a history a present and a future together and separated. also, probably one of the most satisfying yet stirring conclusions I've ever read of the many great novels I have read. the stories build and layer each other to an ending so perfect, when finished, you put the book down sort through the experience then pick the book back up and start page one knowing you'll still get chills.
I really enjoyed this book.