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“Artistically principled and marvelously fun to read. I loved this novel.”
"Intelligent, informed, important, humane, and remarkably witty."
Ivy Pochoda, author of Wonder Valley and These Women
“Diane will appeal to fans of Jon Land’s Caitlin Strong and Don Winslow’s Art Keller.”
For fans of The Border and Jason Bourne, Make Them Cry is an explosive action thriller about a DEA agent sucked into a dangerous turf war on the US-Mexico border.
"Fourth of July Creek is the best book I’ve read so far this year."
Ron Charles-Washington Post
"Smith Henderson has delivered nothing less than a masterpiece of a novel."
Ben Fountain, author of Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
"I cannot think of a finer first novel."
Smith Henderson is the author of the novels Make Them Cry (Ecco) and Fourth of July Creek (Ecco). The latter was a 2014 New York Times Notable Book and the winner of the 2015 John Creasy (New Blood) Dagger Award and the 2014 Montana Book Award. It was also a finalist for the 2015 PEN Center USA Award for Fiction, the James Tait Black Prize, the Center for Fiction’s Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize, the Ken Kesey Award for the Novel, and the Texas Institute of Letters Jesse H. Jones Award for Best Work of Fiction.
The novel also made the longlists for the 2016 International DUBLIN Literary Award, the Folio Prize, and the VCU Cabel First Novelist Award.
Fourth of July Creek also appeared on the Best Books of 2014 lists for The Washington Post, Entertainment Weekly, Kansas City Star, and Book Riot and Powell’s Book Store…read more