Mark Spraggrsquo;s first novel is the story of the lifelong friendship between two Wyoming ranchers, McEban and Bennett,160;and their love for the same womanmdash;Gretchen Simpson, Bennettrsquo;s wife. When she leaves them both for a new life, the two men follow her on a journey across the American West, testing the limits of their friendship and love.
Barnum McEban and his friend Bennett are both in love with Gretchen, who ends up marrying Bennett. Barnum suffers for 20 years, never getting over his obsession--and then Gretchen decides to leave Bennett for yet another admirer. Surprised by his grief for his friend, Barnum goes with him in search of his lost wife.
- Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes
- Love + Relationships + Sex, Westerns, Literary, Family + Friendship
- Vintage Books
- April 5, 2011
- April 19, 2011
- Mark Spragg