The Sasquatch Hunter's Almanac

By Sharma Shields
Henry Holt and Company, 2015, 383 pages, $17


Sharma Shields’ new novel follows Eli Roebuck’s maniacal search for the man who inspired hismother to run off with him, abandoning ten-year-old Eli. The man may or may not have beenSasquatch, and Eli cannot let him go, obsessively searching for the rest of his long life andaffecting every relationship he has. Shields grew up in a farmhouse outside Spokane, Wash.,where she developed her active imagination and interest in the darkness and magic of fairytales. She earned an M.F.A. in creative writing at UM.

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