Out of the Woods

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN-13 : 0684853760

Page : 176 pages

Rating : 4.5/5 from 760 voters

This collection of eight stories by the award-winning author of "The Good Brother" captures the lives of men shaped by the rough, isolated culture of rural Kentucky.

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Pages: 282
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Pages: 192
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Categories: Fiction
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Pages: 212
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Pages: 192
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