cover image Boy's Life

Boy's Life

Robert R. McCammon. Pocket Books, $7.99 (608pp) ISBN 978-0-671-74305-5

Both a mystery that will satisfy the most finicky aficionado and a boisterous travelogue through a stormy season in a 12-year-old's life, this novel follows a boy and his father as they seek a killer in 1964 Alabama. (May)