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Author: Chris Offutt
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, ©2018 2018.
Series: Thorndike Press large print reviewers' choice.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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A taut, compelling novel set in rural Kentucky from the Korean War to 1970. Tucker, a young veteran, returns from war to work for a bootlegger. He falls in love and starts a family, and while the Tuckers don't have much, they have the love of their home and each other. But when his family is threatened, Tucker is pushed into violence, which changes everything. The story of people living off the land and by their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Domestic fiction
Suspense fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Offutt
ISBN: 9781432850876 1432850873
OCLC Number: 1031046731
Description: 287 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print reviewers' choice.
Responsibility: Chris Offutt.

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A taut, compelling novel set in rural Kentucky from the Korean War to 1970. Tucker, a young veteran, returns from war to work for a bootlegger. He falls in love and starts a family, and while the Tuckers don't have much, they have the love of their home and each other. But when his family is threatened, Tucker is pushed into violence, which changes everything. The story of people living off the land and by their wits in a backwoods Kentucky world of shine-runners and laborers whose social codes are every bit as nuanced as the British aristocracy.

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