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Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by T. Ryder Smith

Fiction • 6 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2008

Mix one young and gullible Bible salesman with a career criminal, set them on the back roads of 1930s North Carolina, and you'll hear one enjoyable yarn. Narrator T. Ryder Smith wraps his soft-spoken delivery around the comic antics and sudden violence with an ease and assuredness that transcend the written word. A chance meeting between Bible salesman Henry Dampier and "undercover" G-man Preston Clearwater sets one on the path of enlightenment and the other on the path of justice. Characters remark about the absurdity of a life in poverty with insouciance, and Smith shines brightest when portraying the lovable country folk as they eke out lives of quiet desperation with guidance from their Bibles. R.O. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2009]



Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2008

CS ISBN 9781436123570 $61.75 • Five cassettes

CD ISBN 9781436123594 $77.75 • Five CDs

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