Love and Terror on the Howling Plains of Nowhere: A Memoir

Love and Terror on the Howling Plains of Nowhere: A Memoir

Poe Ballantine


lovers of Truman Capote's In chilly Blood and John Berendt's nighttime within the backyard of excellent and Evil will include Poe Ballantine's Love and Terror at the Howling Plains of Nowhere.

For good over two decades, Poe Ballantine traveled the United States, taking extraordinary jobs, residing in small rooms, and thinking about the large whys. At age forty six, he eventually settled along with his Mexican immigrant spouse in Chadron, Nebraska, the place that they had a son who was once red-flagged as autistic. Poe released 4 books approximately his reports as a wanderer and his observations of the United States. yet at some point in 2006, his neighbor, Steven Haataja, a math professor from the neighborhood kingdom collage disappeared. 95 days later, the professor was once came across absolute to a tree, burned to demise within the hills in the back of the campus the place he had taught. nobody, legislations enforcement integrated, understood the situations. Poe had by no means reflected writing secret or actual crime, yet when you consider that he knew the entire avid gamers, the suspects, the sheriff, the police concerned, he and his kindergarten son got down to discover what may have occurred.

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