Hide: a novel
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Wendell and Frank meet at the end of World War II, when Frank returns home to their North Carolina town. Soon he's loitering around Wendell's taxidermy shop, and the two come to understand their connection as love--a love that, in this time and place, can hold real danger. Cutting nearly all ties with the rest of the world, they make a home for themselves on the outskirts of town, a string of beloved dogs for company. Wendell cooks, Frank cares for the yard, and together they enjoy the vicarious drama of courtroom TV.
But when Wendell finds Frank lying outside among their tomatoes at the age of eighty-three, he feels a new threat to their careful self-reliance. As Frank's physical strength and his memory deteriorate, the two of them must fully confront the sacrifices they've made for each other--and the impending loss of the life they've built.
Tender, gently funny, and gorgeously rendered, Hide is a love story of rare power.
|Grouped Work ID||656af322-1ae6-b738-310e-e3793407213c|
|Grouping Author||griffin matthew|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-03-15 01:10:36AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-10-15 04:39:11AM|
|author||Griffin, Matthew, 1984-|
|available_at_pineriver||Piner River Library|
|detailed_location_pineriver||Pine River Adult Fiction|
|display_description||The love story of Wendell Wilson, a taxidermist and Frank Clifton, a World War II veteran, who have kept their relationship secret. Now in old age, Frank suffers a mild stroke and together they must navigate their fears, new and old.|
|owning_library_pineriver||Piner River Library|
|owning_location_pineriver||Piner River Library|
|subject_facet||Gay couples -- Fiction|
Love in old age -- Fiction
Marriage -- Fiction
North Carolina -- Fiction
Taxidermists -- Fiction
Veterans -- Fiction
|title_display||Hide : a novel|
|title_full||Hide : a novel / Matthew Griffin|
Love in old age