Bless the Beasts Children Author:Glendon Swarthout The nail biters, thumb suckers, and teeth grinders at the Box Canyon Boys Camp were called the Bedwetters. They were the cast-away offspring of parents who were busy traveling, being divorced, remarrying, and garnering fortunes. — They were rejects.... — Until Cotton. — Cotton pulled them together. Cotton led them on that fantastic mission to strik... more »e one final blow in the desperate battle to save themselves.
"BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN is alternately hilarious and scalding, pathetic and poignant. But it is never maudlin; its heroes' buffoonery never overshadows the cruelty that has shaped their lives. They, like the buffalo they set out to free, come face to face with their own freedom. But the price, the price...."