This important book is for anyone who desires greater tactile awareness and self-understanding.
There is very little that's light in Snaketown - and the one little "sunbeam" who still dreams innocent dreams is relentlessly and unmercifully stalked on every page.
Snaketown is a rare and remarkable accomplishment and Ms. Wakefield a rare and remarkable craftsman.
Snaketown is a haunting tale of evil in the desert, so poetic and lyrical that the very rocks seem to speak of something elemental, ancient and dangerous. Read morePublished on December 17, 2010 by Birute Serota
Snaketown goes down like 20 year old scotch smuggled into a shotgun shack. Enough said. Buy. Read. Be carried away.Published on November 4, 2010 by Victoria Pynchon
With every stroke, Kathleen Wakefield's, SNAKETOWN carries us in heartbreaking yet unnerving razor edge exposure to an exquisite, dual interior/exterior excursion encompassing all... Read morePublished on October 1, 2010 by Sondra Kerr Blake
Snaketown begins with the disappearance of Caytas Buck, the youngest child of the Sibel clan, an allegedly inbred family scraping by on government handouts and odd jobs in their... Read morePublished on July 6, 2010 by Marc Schuster
Snaketown is a literary manifesto on the lineage of abuse, culminating in a meditation on death. It's a visceral foray into a compelling universe, gifting the reader with an "out... Read morePublished on June 28, 2010 by A.M.