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By John Dixon

ISBN-10: 1891241214

ISBN-13: 9781891241215

it is Halloween evening, 1963, in De Pere, Wisconsin. neighborhood kids dressed as ghosts, vampires, and hoboes chase each other off and on porches and during the streets, looking for Dum Dums, Slo Pokes, and thrills. in the meantime their mom and dad fill the neighborhood bars, joking and scuffling with, bobbing for apples, and dancing to the jukebox. yet all isn't really good. Evelyn Schmidt's existence is sort of at an finish; she's been clinically determined with melanoma and given in simple terms days to stay. She'll be damned if she'll pass quietly, notwithstanding, within the health center or at domestic. She's heading for the Idle Hour to drink up a typhoon, even if her fellow drinkers wish her there or now not. Steve Omsted is just 16, however it turns out to him his existence may perhaps in addition be over. he is on educational probation, he is been kicked off the soccer crew, and now his female friend has dropped him. he is trying to find a simple goal for his rage and has organize a evening ambush for his sufferer. Chuck Williams appears like his lifestyles hasn't even begun but, yet he cannot wait to any extent further. he will move trick-or-treating, yet he does not are looking to prove waxing home windows with the opposite fifth-graders; he is aiming to hang around with the older young ones and reason a few genuine difficulty. because the night unfolds, the trails of those and different characters converge in a chain of stunning occasions that would swap the lives of all concerned. In stark language and with daring, cinematic imaginative and prescient, John Dixon grants a gorgeous portrait of a small city at struggle with itself.

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