Prayers the Devil Answers

Prayers the Devil Answers

Large Print - 2016
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"In this Depression-era novel, Ellie Robbins is appointed to serve out her husband's term as sheriff of their rural Tennessee mountain town following his tragic death. The job is mostly symbolic except for the one task that only a sheriff can do: execute a convicted prisoner"--
Publisher: Thorndike, Maine :, Center Point Large Print,, 2016.
Edition: Center Point Large Print edition.
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781683240235
Branch Call Number: LGPRINT MYSTERY McCrumb Sharyn 07/2016
Characteristics: 480 pages (large print) ;,23 cm


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Jean - Jean is a big fan of this author who sets her stories in the Appalacian mountains. The writing is vivid, "I felt like I was right there, like I had known these characters all my life."

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Feb 25, 2017

I found this book extremely tedious and certainly not on par with McCrumb's previous Appalachian Ballad books. I'd recommend reading one of her earlier books instead of this one.

Sep 16, 2016

McCrumb is a master storyteller, and captures the mood of the time (early Depression) and place (small town Tennessee) perfectly. A real gem!

debrajjackson May 31, 2016

Another great story from this author.


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