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The Painter

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Staff Review: "The Painter" by Peter Heller


Peter Heller brings us a beautifully written novel about a famous New Mexico artist names Jim Stegner whose life seems to spiral around in destructive chaos. Jim has a history of violence and loss, but is trying to move forward as he finds a new home that offers him peace and quiet, a place to paint, and great fishing. However, Jim's peaceful existence is not to be, as he comes head to head with a wrong he can't walk away from. A tale of beauty and destruction that will keep you on the edge of your seat and make you question your beliefs about good and evil.

Audience: adults | Genre: fiction

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