Mysterious Book Report No. 169 – Wayfaring Stranger

By |2016-07-10T15:21:46+00:00July 10th, 2016|Mysterious Book Report|

Wayfaring Stranger by James Lee Burke Simon & Shuster, $27.99, 434 pages, ISBN 978-1-4767-1079-2 It’s hard, in this time of generally gracious living, to imagine the privation, fear and destitution that characterized the Great Depression of the 1930s, but the opening chapters of Wayfaring Stranger, by James Lee Burke manages to do it in a near-perfect manner that sets the stage for the rest of the novel in an