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Format:
Audio disc
Title:
Death of a rainmaker
ISBN:
9781982628017

9781982628024
Edition:
Unabridged.
Publication:
[Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Publishing, [2019]
Physical Description:
9 audio discs (10 1/2 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series title(s):
Number in series:
bk. 1.
General Note:
Title from the spine.

Compact discs.
Summary:
When a rainmaker is bludgeoned to death in the pitch-blackness of a colossal dust storm, small-town sheriff Temple Jennings shoulders yet another burden in the hard times of the 1930s Dust Bowl. The killing only magnifies Temple's ongoing troubles: a formidable opponent in the upcoming election, the repugnant burden of enforcing farm foreclosures, and his wife's lingering grief over the loss of their eight-year-old son. As the sheriff and his young deputy investigate the murder, their suspicions focus on a teenager, Carmine, serving with the Civilian Conservation Corps. The deputy, himself a former CCCer, struggles with remaining loyalty to the corps while pursuing his own aspirations as a lawman. When the investigation closes in on Carmine, Temple's wife, Etha, quickly becomes convinced of his innocence and sets out to prove it. But Etha's own probe soon reveals a darker web of secrets, which imperil Temple's chances of reeeletion and cause the husband and wife to confront their long-standing differences about the nature of grief.
Subject(s):
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction.

Farmers -- Fiction.

Depressions -- Fiction.

Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939 -- Fiction.

Oklahoma -- Fiction.
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