Let him go : a novel / Larry Watson.

By: Watson, LarryPublisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Milkweed Editions, [2020] ©2013Description: 269 p. ; 21 cmISBN: 9781571311405Report number: BV-Summer 21Subject(s): Grandparent and child -- Fiction | Visitation rights (Domestic relations) -- Fiction | Parental relocation (Child custody) -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | Legal stories.Summary: Dalton, North Dakota. It's September 1951: years since George and Margaret Blackledge lost their son when he was thrown from a horse; months since his widow left with their only grandson and married another man. Margaret is resolved to find and retrieve her beloved grandson, while George, a retired sheriff, is none too eager to stir up trouble. Unable to sway his wife from her mission, George takes to the road with Margaret by his side, traveling through the Badlands to Montana. But when Margaret tries to bring little Jimmy home, the Blackledges find themselves entangled with the Weboy clan, who are determined not to give up the boy without a fight.
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Dalton, North Dakota. It's September 1951: years since George and Margaret Blackledge lost their son when he was thrown from a horse; months since his widow left with their only grandson and married another man. Margaret is resolved to find and retrieve her beloved grandson, while George, a retired sheriff, is none too eager to stir up trouble. Unable to sway his wife from her mission, George takes to the road with Margaret by his side, traveling through the Badlands to Montana. But when Margaret tries to bring little Jimmy home, the Blackledges find themselves entangled with the Weboy clan, who are determined not to give up the boy without a fight.

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