From the Inside Flap
When Jennifer, a college student, returns to her childhood home of Hoot Owl Holler with a tape recorder, the tales of murder and suicide, incest and blood ties, bring to life a vibrant story of a doomed family that still refuses to give up....
"Deft and assured....[Lee Smith] is nothing less than masterly."
THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
From the Paperback edition.