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Western Lit: In the Novel ‘The Animals,’ a Wildlife Rescuer Faces His Ugly Past

“My god that you could walk through such a landscape. My god that such a landscape existed anywhere but in your dreams. And yet here it was.” California-based novelist Christian Kiefer creates a gorgeous, desolate tableau in which his characters are bewitched by natural beauty, even as they’re betrayed by human actions—especially their own. Wildlife-rescuer […]