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The poison flood

Author: Jordan Farmer
Publisher: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Hollis Bragg lives on the fringes. The hunchbacked son of a West Virginia hill preacher, he now resides in rural isolation next to the burned-out husk of his father's church, and earns his living ghostwriting songs for a popular band that left the poverty and corruption of Appalachia and never looked back. It's the life he prefers, free from the harsh glare of the spotlight and attachments that lead only to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Ecofiction
Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Novels
Suspense fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Farmer, Jordan.
The poison flood
New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, [2020]
(DLC) 2019049460
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jordan Farmer
ISBN: 9780593085073 0593085078
OCLC Number: 1112384880
Description: 278 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Jordan Farmer.

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"Hollis Bragg lives on the fringes. The hunchbacked son of a West Virginia hill preacher, he now resides in rural isolation next to the burned-out husk of his father's church, and earns his living ghostwriting songs for a popular band that left the poverty and corruption of Appalachia and never looked back. It's the life he prefers, free from the harsh glare of the spotlight and attachments that lead only to heartbreak. Then, much to his consternation, he's discovered by Russell Watson, a local musician and fan who also happens to be the rebellious son of the local chemical company magnate. When a devastating toxic spill at the Watson chemical plant poisons the local water, it sets off an unpredictable series of events as Hollis witnesses a murder, faces a shocking betrayal, and begins to come to terms with his body and his past. Soon Hollis will find that in losing his anonymity and reclaiming his music, he can transform his future; and in opening himself up to the world, he might find redemption."--

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