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Western Lit: Joe Wilkins’ Debut Novel Tackles Male Relationships, Public Lands and Political Divisions

Rowdy Burns doesn’t look like much when he first meets ranch hand Wendell Newman. He’s a silent slip of a boy, 7 years old, hollow-cheeked and hollowed-out by trauma—a mother struggling with drugs, and days spent alone in an empty apartment. He’s “the tiniest little thing for miles,” Wendell thinks. And yet Rowdy becomes the […]