About this book
Paperback edition of the latest novel from the award-winning author of "The World According To Garp" and "The Cider House Rules". Beginning in the 1950s, it spans five decades of life in the United States. '"Last Night In Twisted River" is a big, old-fashioned novel in the best sense; Irving has created in painstaking, loving detail a whole and complete world,' "Observer"
In 1954, in the cookhouse of a logging and sawmill settlement in northern New Hampshire, a twelve-year-old boy mistakes the local constable's girlfriend for a bear. Both the twelve-year-old and his father become fugitives, pursued by the constable. Their lone protector is a fiercely libertarian logger, once a river driver, who befriends them.