Wolves of Eden A novel

Kevin McCarthy, 1968-

Book - 2018

"A saga of loyalty and survival in the vast, severe American West. Irish immigrant brothers Michael and Thomas O'Driscoll have returned from the brutal front lines of the Civil War. Unable to adapt to life as farm laborers, they reenlist in the army and are thrown into ferocious combat with Red Cloud's coalition of Indian tribes in the heart of Montana's Powder River Valley. Thomas finds love amidst the daily carnage--which leads to a moment of violence that will change the b...rothers' lives forever. Meanwhile, following a double murder in an illicit brothel, Lieutenant Martin Molloy sets off to track down the killers. As he journeys to a remote outpost, he meets Irish nationalist rebels and anti-immigrant nativists who prove to be violently opposed to his investigations. Wolves of Eden blends intimate historical detail and emotional acuity in a haunting narrative that explores timeless themes of morality, the resilience of the human spirit, and the injustice implicit in warfare"--

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Subjects
Genres
Novels
Historical fiction
Western fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Western stories
Published
New York : W. W. Norton & Company [2018]
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Physical Description
352 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages [349]-350).
ISBN
9780393652048
Main Author
Kevin McCarthy, 1968- (author)