Bless the Beasts and Children Author:Glendon Swarthout The nail biters, thumb suckers, and teeth grinders at 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 strike ... more »one final blow in the desperate battle to save themselves.
"BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN is alternately hilarious and scaulding, pathetic and poingnant. bot it is never maudlin; its heroes' buffoonery never overshadows the cruelty that has shaped their lives. They like the buffalo the set out to free, come face to face with their own freedom. But the price, the price...."« less