Hardcover - 390 pages (July 1, 2000)
Texas Tech Univ Pr; ISBN: 0896724336


--“Reynolds spins a compelling yarn demonstrating that friendshp is the only monument that endures in a world where events can go out of control.” –Publisher’s Weekly

--The novel propels its way to a satisfying, explosive end.” –The Dallas Morning News

--Reynolds’ fifth novel is undoubtedly his best and one that secures his place among fine Texas and American writers.” –Review of Texas Books

--Reynolds has combined his interest in the bizarre antics of everyday folks with time on their hands and commentary on the value of the past and what it can teach us.”—Texas Writer’s Newsletter

--Winner of the Violet Crown Award for Fiction, 2001

--Runner-up for Spur Award for Best Contemporary Western

--Finalist—Western Heritage Fiction Awa