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By Pete Dexter

The Paperboy

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Paperboy by Pete Dexter

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The sun was rising over Moat County, Florida, when Sheriff Thurmond Call wasfound on the highway, gutted like an alligator. A local redneck was tried, sentenced, and set to fry.Then Ward James, hotshot investigative reporter for the "Miami Times,"returns to his rural hometown with a death row femme fatale who promises himthe story of the decade. She's armed with explosive evidence, aiming tofree--and meet--her convicted "fiancé ."With Ward's disillusioned younger brother Jack as their driver, theybarrel down Florida's back roads and seamy places in search of The Story, racing flat out into a shocking head-on collision between character and fate astruth takes a back seat to headline news...

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780385315722
ISBN-10: 0385315724
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x 20mm)
Pages: 328
Imprint: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Publish Date: 1-Dec-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Young Leon Hubbard was arrogant and near psychotic. So when he was killed on a South Philadelphia construction site, everyone who knew him wanted to bury the bad news with the body. All, that is, except two--Leon's mother and the local columnist for the common man.

Paris Trout by Pete Dexter Paris Trout, Paperback / softback (November 2014)

The mesmerizing story of a shocking crime that eats away at the social fabric of a small town, exposing the hypocrisies of its ways and shattering the lives of its citizens.

Brotherly Love by Pete Dexter Brotherly Love, Paperback / softback (November 2014)

After his father's murder during a union power struggle, Peter moves in with his uncle and cousin Michael, and as the boys grow up, their paths diverge, until they are drawn into a deadly round robin of violence and revenge.

Paperboy by Pete Dexter Paperboy, Paperback (February 2013)

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