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The Current

A Novel

The Current( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Johnston, Tim
ISBN:978-1-61620-677-2
Publication Date:Jan 2019
Publisher:Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.95
Book Description:

Tim Johnston, whose breakout debut Descent was called "astonishing," "dazzling," and "unforgettable" by critics, returns with The Current, a tour de force about the indelible impact of a crime on the lives of innocent people. In the dead of winter, outside a small Minnesota town, state troopers pull two young women and their car from the icy Black Root River. One is found downriver, drowned, while the other is found at the scene--half...
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Book Details
Pages:416
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Fiction / Psychological
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:1.3 Pounds
Author Biography
Johnston, Tim (Author)


Tim Johnston was born in Iowa City. He attended and graduated from the University of Iowa and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He was the 2011 Jeny McKean Moore Writer -in Residence at the George Washington University. His stories have appeared in California Quarterly, Double Take, Best Life Magazine, The Iowa Review and Narrative Magazine.

Irish Girl won an O. Henry Prize, the New Letters Award for Writers. The collection won the 2009 Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction. His other works include Two Years and Never So Green. In 2015 his title, Descent made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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