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Fresh Pick / February 25, 2011

August 2006 On Sale: August 7, 2006 Featuring: Ree Dailey 208 pages ISBN: 031605755X EAN: 9780316057554 Hardcover $22.99 Add to Wish List Fiction Buy at Nominated for Best Picture OSCAR Academy Award-nominated for adapted screenplay Winter’s Bone by Daniel Woodrell Meet Ree Dolly — not since Mattie Ross stormed her way through Arkansas in True Grit has a young girl so fiercely defended her loved ones. Sixteen-year-old Ree Dolly has grown up in the harsh poverty of the Ozarks and belongs to a large extended family. On a bitterly cold day, Ree, who takes care of her two younger brothers as well as her mother, learns that her father has skipped bail. If he fails to appear for his upcoming court date on charges of cooking crystal meth, his family will lose their house, the only security they have. Winter’s Bone is the story of Ree’s quest to bring her father back, alive or dead. Her goal had been to leave her messy world behind and join the army, where “everybody had to help keep things clean.” But her father’s disappearance forces her to first take on the outlaw world of the Dolly family. Ree’s plan is elemental and…