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Publisher's Summary

It was hell's season, and the air smelled of burning children.... With "one of the most arresting first sentences in contemporary writing" (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution), Robert McCammon unfurls his visionary masterpiece of survival, redemption, and the astonishing transformations love can create. Gone South chronicles a desperate man's journey through a desperate land, in "a gothic picaresque that mixes gritty plot and black comedy...a smoothly constructed and satisfying story" (The Wall Street Journal). Flooded by memories, poisoned by Agent Orange, Dan Lambert kills a man in a moment of fear and fury - and changes his life forever.
Pursued by police and bounty hunters, Dan flees south toward the Louisiana bayous. In the swamplands he meets Arden Halliday, a young woman who bears the vivid burdens of her own past and who is searching for a legendary faith healer called the Bright Girl. Looking for simple kindness in a world that rarely shows it, bound by a loyalty stronger than love, Dan and Arden set off on a journey of relentless suspense and impassioned discovery...over dark, twisting waterways into the mysterious depths of the human heart.
©1991 McCammon Corporation. All rights reserved. (P)2015 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved.
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5 out of 5 stars
By Phillip on 06-21-15

Great book!

Another great one from Robert McCammon. Great characters, great story and great narration. Highly recommended.

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4 out of 5 stars
By RueRue on 04-26-17

Great story & excellent narrator

A great story by Robert McCammon. The book has sympathetic characters, some oddities, a road trip searching for a miracle healer, and an uplifting ending. McCammon writes great dialogue, too, and the prose is so discriptive that I felt the heat and humidity of the swamps and bayous. Excellent narration by George Newbern.

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2 out of 5 stars
By sarahmoose2000 on 06-19-15

Going, Going, Gone

Sad to say, this was pretty boring.

A guy accidentally shoots a security guard and has to go on the run. Every time he reaches new destinations, crimes happen all around him despite being innocent.

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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