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Cemetery Road : a novel

Author: Greg Iles
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : First HarperLuxe editionView all editions and formats
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When Marshall McEwan left his Mississippi hometown at eighteen, he vowed never to return. The trauma that drove him away spurred him to become one of the most successful journalists in Washington, DC. But as the ascendancy of a chaotic administration lifts him from print fame to television stardom, Marshall discovers that his father is terminally ill, and he must return home to face the unfinished business of his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Large type books
Suspense fiction
FICTION / Suspense
Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Iles
ISBN: 9780062824660 006282466X 9781635464962 163546496X
OCLC Number: 1087502834
Notes: "Larger print"--Spine.
Description: 1026 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Greg Iles.

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When Marshall McEwan left his Mississippi hometown at eighteen, he vowed never to return. The trauma that drove him away spurred him to become one of the most successful journalists in Washington, DC. But as the ascendancy of a chaotic administration lifts him from print fame to television stardom, Marshall discovers that his father is terminally ill, and he must return home to face the unfinished business of his past. On arrival, he finds Bienville, Mississippi very much changed. His family's 150-year-old newspaper is failing; and Jet Turner, the love of his youth, has married into the family of Max Matheson, one of a dozen powerful patriarchs who rule the town through the exclusive Bienville Poker Club. To Marshall's surprise, the Poker Club has taken a town on the brink of extinction and offered it salvation, in the form of a billion-dollar Chinese paper mill. But on the verge of the deal being consummated, two murders rock Bienville to its core, threatening far more than the city's economic future. An experienced journalist, Marshall has seen firsthand how the corrosive power of money and politics can sabotage investigations. Joining forces with his former lover--who through her husband has access to the secrets of the Poker Club--Marshall begins digging for the truth behind those murders. But he and Jet soon discover that the soil of Mississippi is a minefield where explosive secrets can destroy far more than injustice. The South is a land where everyone hides truths: of blood and children, of love and shame, of hate and murder--of damnation and redemption. The Poker Club's secret reaches all the way to Washington, D.C., and could shake the foundations of the U.S. Senate. But by the time Marshall grasps the long-buried truth about his own history, he would give almost anything not to have to face it.

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