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The bottoms [electronic resource] / by Joe R. Lansdale.

By: Lansdale, Joe R, 1951-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2010Edition: 1st Vintage Crime/Black Lizard ed.Description: 1 online resource (247 p.).ISBN: 9780307742667 (electronic bk.); 0307742660 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Serial murders -- Fiction | Race relations -- Fiction | Texas, East -- FictionGenre/Form: Mystery fiction. | Historical fiction. | Electronic books.DDC classification: 813/.54 Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold Summary: It's 1933 in East Texas, and young Harry Collins and his little sister stumble across the body of a black woman who has been savagely mutilated and left to die in the bottoms of the Sabine River. When a second body turns up, this time of a white woman, there is little Harry can do from stopping his Klan neighbors from lynching an innocent black man. Together with his younger sister, Harry sets out to discover who the real killer is, and to do so they will search for a truth that resides far deeper than any river or skin color.
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It's 1933 in East Texas, and young Harry Collins and his little sister stumble across the body of a black woman who has been savagely mutilated and left to die in the bottoms of the Sabine River. When a second body turns up, this time of a white woman, there is little Harry can do from stopping his Klan neighbors from lynching an innocent black man. Together with his younger sister, Harry sets out to discover who the real killer is, and to do so they will search for a truth that resides far deeper than any river or skin color.

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