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With “one of the main arresting first sentences in modern writing” (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution), Robert McCammon unfurls his visionary masterpiece of survival, redemption, and the marvelous adjustments love can create.
Gone South chronicles a determined man’s trip via a determined land, in “a gothic picaresque that combines gritty plot and black comedy...a easily developed and enjoyable tale” (The Wall highway Journal).
Flooded by way of thoughts, poisoned by means of Agent Orange, Dan Lambert kills a guy in a second of worry and fury—and adjustments his existence eternally. Pursued by means of police and bounty hunters, Dan flees south towards the Louisiana bayous. within the swamplands he meets Arden Halliday, a tender girl who bears the vibrant burdens of her personal earlier, and who's looking for a mythical religion healer referred to as the brilliant lady. trying to find uncomplicated kindness in a global that hardly ever indicates it, sure via a loyalty better than love, Dan and Arden trigger on a trip of relentless suspense and impassioned discovery...over darkish, twisting waterways into the mysterious depths of the human center.
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