This town sleeps A novel

Dennis E. Staples

Book - 2020

"Set on an Ojibwe reservation in northern Minnesota, This Town Sleeps is the story of Marion Lafournier, a gay Ojibwe man, and his search for meaning in a town he cannot seem to leave. When he begins a romance with a closeted former high school classmate Shannon, Marion finds himself struggling to connect with the volcanic and unstable man. One night, while roaming the dark streets of Geshig, Marion unknowingly brings to life a dog from underneath the elementary school playground. The myste...rious revenant leads him to the grave of Kayden Kelliher, an Ojibwe basketball star who was murdered at the young age of seventeen, and whose presence still lingers in the memories of the townsfolk. While investigating the fallen hero's death, Marion discovers family connections and an old Ojibwe legend that may be the secret to unraveling the mystery he has found himself in." --Provided by publisher.

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Subjects
Genres
Mystery fiction
Psychological fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Gay fiction
Novels
Published
Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint [2020]
Language
English
Physical Description
211 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN
9781640092846
Main Author
Dennis E. Staples (author)