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Igloo 49

Marjorie Farris

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ISBN 10: 0595421598 / ISBN 13: 9780595421596
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Paperback. 238 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.6in.A young boy from Texas grows up without ever knowing the strange circumstances that paired his mother and father and without even knowing who they are. At the orphanage where he grows up, he is told If anyone loved you, you wouldnt be here. Small wonder that Buster Krebs finds little in his life to which he is attached, and small wonder that he will sell his soul to the highest bidder. When Buster Krebs becomes an employee of the Boone Army Depot in central Kentucky, his past life remains shrouded in mystery, but through a series of random and not so random events, he holds the fate of an entire county in his weather beaten hands. This novel warns of what can happen when do-gooders of all stripes converge in an explosive situation in which each promotes his own agenda regardless of right or wrong. Attitudes toward government, self-determination, and how a city sees itself as well as the emotional issues including the role of religion in politics are all presented through the eyes of a wide range of individuals who struggle with what to do with tons of nerve gas that are rapidly deteriorating and how and where they should be destroyed. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595421596

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Title: Igloo 49

Publisher: iUniverse, Inc.

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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A young boy from Texas grows up without ever knowing the strange circumstances that paired his mother and father and without even knowing who they are. At the orphanage where he grows up, he is told "If anyone loved you, you wouldn't be here." Small wonder that Buster Krebs finds little in his life to which he is attached, and small wonder that he will sell his soul to the highest bidder. When Buster Krebs becomes an employee of the Boone Army Depot in central Kentucky, his past life remains shrouded in mystery, but through a series of random and not so random events, he holds the fate of an entire county in his weather beaten hands.This novel warns of what can happen when do-gooders of all stripes converge in an explosive situation in which each promotes his own agenda regardless of right or wrong. Attitudes toward government, self-determination, and how a city sees itself as well as the emotional issues including the role of religion in politics are all presented through the eyes of a wide range of individuals who struggle with what to do with tons of nerve gas that are rapidly deteriorating and how and where they should be destroyed.

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Marjorie Fey Farris, a native Iowan, came to Kentucky in 1972 and lives near a repository of outdated weaponry including lethal nerve gasses. Today, in 2006, the materiel remains at the depot, and disposal is years off.Farris earned a Master?s Degree in English from Eastern Kentucky University.

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