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By Davis Grubb
The bestselling, nationwide publication Award--finalist novel that encouraged Charles Laughton's expressionist horror vintage starring Robert Mitchum and Shelley Winters.
Two teenagers, Pearl and John Harper, are being raised by myself via their mom in Cresap's touchdown, Ohio. Their father Ben has simply been carried out for killing males during an armed theft. Ben by no means instructed someone the place he concealed the 10 thousand funds he stole; now not his widow Willa, now not his legal professional, nor his cell-mate Henry "Preacher" Powell. yet Preacher, along with his lengthy background of captivating his method into widows' hearts and lives, has an inkling that Ben's funds should be inside his achieve. once he's unfastened, Preacher makes his means up the river to go to the Harper kin where--he hopes--a little baby shall lead him to the fortune that he seeks.
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