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Child of God

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In this taut, chilling novel, Lester Ballard--a violent, dispossessed man falsely accused of rape--haunts the hill country of East Tennessee when he is released from jail. While telling his story, Cormac McCarthy depicts the most sordid aspects of life with dignity, humor, and characteristic lyrical brilliance.
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full_title child of god
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lastUpdate 2018-03-17 08:46:45AM

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display_description Falsely accused of rape, Lester Ballard is released from jail, and a trip to the dry-goods store, an errand to the blacksmith, and other incidents are transformed into scenes of the comic and the grotesque.
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publishDate 1974, 2010
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subject_facet Fugitives from justice -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, American, Psychopaths -- Fiction, Tennessee -- Fiction
title_display Child of God
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topic_facet Fiction, Fugitives from justice, Literature, Psychological fiction, American, Psychopaths, Western