#1760: Peter Heller's "The Guide" | The Book Show

April 12, 2022 00:27:47
#1760: Peter Heller's "The Guide" | The Book Show
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Peter Heller’s novel, “The Guide,” takes place against the backdrop of his home state of Colorado. It follows a young man, Jack, who accepts a job as a fishing guide at an elite resort in the wilds of Colorado. What begins as an idyllic experience soon takes a dark turn.

Photo courtesy of Knopf. This episode originally aired as episode #1731.

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