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  • Elizabeth Wetmore

    En un pueblo a trescientos kilómetros de cualquier lugar, los destinos de un puñado de personajes se entrelazan en una narración magistral de odio y miedo, pero también de amor y de esperanza. Es el día de San Valentín del año 1976 y el pueblo de Odessa, Texas, está en la cúspide de un boom petrolero. En medio del campo petrolífero, pocos minutos antes del amanecer, Glory Ramírez, de catorce años, logra sacar fuerzas para escapar de su agresor. Atraviesa el campo entre alambres de púas, restos de tuberías rotas y matojos de mezquite hasta llegar a la...read more

  • Elizabeth Wetmore

    A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick! Written with the haunting emotional power of Elizabeth Strout and Barbara Kingsolver, an astonishing debut novel that explores the lingering effects of a brutal crime on the women of one small Texas oil town in the 1970s. Mercy is hard in a place like this . . . It’s February 1976, and Odessa, Texas, stands on the cusp of the next great oil boom. While the town’s men embrace the coming prosperity, its women intimately know and fear the violence that always seems to follow. In the early hours of the morning after Valentine’s Day, fourteen-year-old Gloria Ramírez appears on the front porch of Mary Rose Whitehead’s ranch...read more

  • Elizabeth Wetmore

    A top ten New York Times bestseller. With the haunting emotional power of American Dirt and the atmospheric suspense of Where the Crawdads Sing: a compulsive debut novel that explores the aftershock of a brutal crime on the women of a small Texas oil town. ‘The very definition of a stunning debut’ Ann Patchett ‘Brilliant, sharp, tightly wound, and devastating’ Elizabeth Gilbert ‘Quite simply one of the best books I’ve ever read’ Jeanine Cummins, author of American Dirt Mercy is hard in a place like this. I wished him dead...read more