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Off for the Sweet Hereafter: A Novel

T. R. Pearson

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ISBN 10: 0671614371 / ISBN 13: 9780671614379
Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, 1986
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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Uncorrected proof. Fine in wrappers with publisher's materials laid in. Publication date and agent's name and price written in ink on the front and rear panels. Bookseller Inventory # 021420

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Title: Off for the Sweet Hereafter: A Novel

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

Tells the modern Bonnie and Clyde story of Raeford Benton Lynch and Jane Elizabeth Firesheets in the mythic town of Neely, North Carolina

From Library Journal:

T. R. Pearson, author of last year's A Short History of a Small Place , again presents an intimate view of small-town North Carolina, but Neely is no Mayberry, and its residents remind one more of a Southern verison of The Beans of Egypt, Maine than of Andy Griffith. The Neely-ites are a motley crew, known by lineage and physical attributes ("the bald Jeeter"). Raeford Benton Lynch, of the Chickenhouse Lynches, never has done a great deal with himself, until he hires on with a grave-moving crew and meets hot-blooded Jane Elizabeth Firesheets, whose charms lead him to a life of crime. Pearson has a dense, folksy style all his own, and although his storyline sometimes gets muddled and his prose busy, his originality and unerring sense of place make this book a winner. Ann H. Fisher, Radford P.L., Va.
Copyright 1986 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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