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The Pallbearer - A Novel (Hardcover): Jordan Farmer
The Pallbearer - A Novel (Hardcover): Jordan Farmer

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The Pallbearer - A Novel (Hardcover)

Jordan Farmer

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Lynch, West Virginia, is a husk of a town: houses collapsing, deserted coal mines, the money gone. The residents who have not abandoned their homes find themselves living in poverty with little-to-no job opportunities, fighting for scraps and survival under the rule of Ferris Gilbert-the patriarch of a local family who governs the town with manipulative cruelty. When Jason Felts, a dwarf and aspiring social worker who lives above the town funeral home, is assigned to counsel one of the Gilbert brothers incarcerated inside a youth correctional facility for possession charges, Ferris Gilbert sees a rare opportunity. He seeks out Jason and insists under threat of violence that he smuggle an ominous package into the jail. Torn between his desire to save the young Gilbert brother from a life of crime and concern for his own safety, Jason must make a life-altering decision. At the same time, Gilbert has his hooks in Terry Blankenship, a strung-out young man desperate to carve out a secret life for himself and his boyfriend. If Terry cannot pay his debts to the Gilberts, he has one choice: kill the local sheriff or face the consequences. Sheriff Thompson is found dead soon after. Now both implicated in serious crimes, Jason and Terry must outrun the law and escape the threat of Ferris Gilbert but there may be nowhere to run . . . The Pallbearer is an unflinching debut for fans of Frank Bill and Sarah Waters that lays bare the lives of the outsiders of society's outskirts.

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Imprint: Skyhorse Publishing
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2018
Authors: Jordan Farmer
Dimensions: 210 x 140 x 30mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - With printed dust jacket / With dust jacket
Pages: 304
ISBN-13: 978-1-5107-3650-4
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Books > Fiction > Genre fiction > Crime & mystery
Books > Fiction > Genre fiction > Crime & mystery > General
Books > Fiction > General & literary fiction > Modern fiction
LSN: 1-5107-3650-6
Barcode: 9781510736504

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