South by Southwest : a western story / Johnny D. Boggs.
- 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
1 current hold with 2 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Brazil Public Library - Brazil||WESTERN BOGGS (Text)||38160000545051||Second Floor, Fiction||Available||-|
|Brownstown Public Library - Brownstown||WES BOGGS (Text)||79361000097371||Adult Western||On holds shelf||-|
- ISBN: 1634504321 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 9781634504324 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: 226 p. ; 21 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, 2011.
|Summary, etc.:|| The only way to escape the purgatory that is the Florence Stockade is to die, so on February 3, 1865, Zebulon Hogan dies. Corporal Favour and Private Gardenhire, the only two soldiers of the 16th Wisconsin healthy enough to tote Zeb's wasted-away ninety pounds, wrap him in a dirty, stinking, and damp blanket, and carry him to the Dead House. It was typhoid pneumonia that got him, the soldiers told the Confederate guards. Zeb is buried in the prisoners' cemetery, but the grave is shallow and it's likely that the hogs rooting around will soon be sinking their teeth into his rotting flesh. Then, young Ebenezer Chase, a runaway slave, sees the shadowy figure of a hand clawing through the muddy dirt over that grave, like it's reaching to pull anybody nearby into the deepest part of Hades.
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