It’s the summer of 2012, and after 25 years the cast of Paul Russell’s critically acclaimed first novel The Salt Point reconvene for a radiant and disturbing weekend in the Hudson Valley. Anatole is getting married to his boyfriend of 12 years. Lydia is now the mother of a captivating 17 year old. Having worked as a private military contractor in Iraq, Chris has returned to the US for the first time in many years. And no one knows whatever happened to the beloved, legendary Leigh, “Our Boy of the Mall”—until Chris, who hates unfinished business, decides to track him down. These once-close friends have not only lost touch with each other, some have also lost their way. Moving, at times shocking, and always memorable, Immaculate Blue exposes those moments when the personal and the political come together to shape our lives in unexpected ways.