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The Thicket

Lansdale, Joe R. (Book - 2013)
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The Thicket
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"Jack Parker knows all too well how treacherous turn-of-the-century East Texas can be. His parents did not survive a smallpox epidemic. His grandfather was murdered. Now his sister Lula has been kidnapped by a criminal who may believe wearing a dead man's clothes protects him from death. With bounty hunter Shorty, a charismatic and cunning dwarf, and Eustace, a gravedigging son of an ex-slave, the heartbroken young Jack sets off on an epic quest to rescue his sister from the corrupt men who control much of the new territory. In the throes of being civilized, East Texas is still a wild feral place. Oil wells spurt liquid money from the ground, but blood and redemption rule supreme"-- Provided by publisher.
Authors: Lansdale, Joe R., 1951-
Title: The thicket
Publisher: New York, New York :, Mulholland Books, Little Brown and Company,, 2013
Edition: First edition
Characteristics: 340 pages ; 25 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: "Jack Parker knows all too well how treacherous turn-of-the-century East Texas can be. His parents did not survive a smallpox epidemic. His grandfather was murdered. Now his sister Lula has been kidnapped by a criminal who may believe wearing a dead man's clothes protects him from death. With bounty hunter Shorty, a charismatic and cunning dwarf, and Eustace, a gravedigging son of an ex-slave, the heartbroken young Jack sets off on an epic quest to rescue his sister from the corrupt men who control much of the new territory. In the throes of being civilized, East Texas is still a wild feral place. Oil wells spurt liquid money from the ground, but blood and redemption rule supreme"-- Provided by publisher.
ISBN: 9780316188456
031618845X
Statement of Responsibility: Joe R. Lansdale
Copyright Date: ©2013
Subject Headings: Orphans Fiction Kidnapping Fiction FICTION / Thrillers. bisacsh Mystery fiction. gsafd FICTION / Action & Adventure. bisacsh FICTION / Crime. bisacsh FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General. bisacsh FICTION / Suspense. bisacsh Texas, East Fiction
Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Adventure fiction
Topical Term: Orphans
Kidnapping
FICTION Thrillers
Mystery fiction
FICTION Action & Adventure
FICTION Crime
FICTION Mystery & Detective General
FICTION Suspense
LCCN: 2013016949
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Sep 08, 2014
  • chawki7 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Kept me guessing. Loved the characters. Would be a great movie. Highly recommend.

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