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

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

Poe Ballantine


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

For good over 20 years, Poe Ballantine traveled the United States, taking atypical jobs, dwelling in small rooms, and pondering the massive whys. At age forty six, he eventually settled together 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 stories as a wanderer and his observations of the USA. yet sooner or later in 2006, his neighbor, Steven Haataja, a math professor from the neighborhood kingdom university disappeared. 95 days later, the professor used to be came across absolute to a tree, burned to demise within the hills in the back of the campus the place he had taught. not anyone, legislation enforcement incorporated, understood the situations. Poe had by no means reflected writing secret or precise crime, yet on account that he knew all of the avid gamers, the suspects, the sheriff, the police concerned, he and his kindergarten son got down to discover what may need occurred.

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