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Poachers

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ISBN-10: 0688177719

ISBN-13: 9780688177713

Edition: N/A

Authors: Tom Franklin

List price: $12.99
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In ten stunning and bleak tales set in the woodlands, swamps and chemical plants along the Alabama River, Tom Franklin stakes his claim as a fresh, original Southern voice. His lyric, deceptively simple prose conjures a world where the default setting is violence, a world of hunting and fishing, gambling and losing, drinking and poaching-a world most of us have never seen. In the chilling title novella (selected for the anthologies New Stories from the South: The Year's Best, 1999 and Best Mystery Stories of the Century), three wild boys confront a mythic game warden as mysterious and deadly as the river they haunt. And, as a weathered, hand-painted sign reads: "Jesus is not coming." This…    
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 5/30/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

A native of Dickinson, Alabama, Tom Franklin is the Edgar Award-winning author of Poachers, Hell at the Breech, Smonk, and the New York Times best seller Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter. Franklin teaches creative writing at the University of Mississippi in Oxford.

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