On the last hot day of summer in 1992, gunfire cracked over a rocky knob in northern Idaho, just south of the Canadian border. By the next day three people were dead, and a small war was joined, pitting the full might of federal law enforcement against one well-armed family. Drawing on extensive interviews with Randy Weaver's family, government insiders, and others, Jess Walter traces the paths that led the Weavers to their confrontation with federal...
624 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates (folded) : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
To commemorate the fifteenth anniversary of the journal called 'a key barometer of the literary climate' by the New York Times and twice honored with a National Magazine Award for fiction, here is The Best of McSweeney's--a comprehensive collection of some of the magazine's most remarkable work. Drawing on the full range of the journal thus far--from the very earliest volumes to the Chris Ware-edited graphic novel issue to the full-on Sunday-newspaper...