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A land more kind than home

Author: Wiley Cash
Publisher: London : Doubleday, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Religion is supposed to shield children from the horrors of the world, but one Sunday nine-year-old Jess Hall secretly witnesses his autistic brother being smothered to death during a healing service at a little church in the mountains of North Carolina. Clem Barefield, the local sheriff, arrives to find a group of charismatic believers who have moved the boy's body and are unwilling to utter a word about his death.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wiley Cash
ISBN: 9780857520807 0857520806 9781446497128 1446497127 9780857520708 0857520709
OCLC Number: 761380595
Awards: Winner of CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger for First Novels 2012 (UK)
Winner of CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger 2012
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Wiley Cash.

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One Sunday nine-year-old Jess Hall watches in horror as his autistic brother is smothered during a healing service in the mountains of North Carolina.  Read more...

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