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  • 10 of 12 copies available at Blair County Library System.

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Altoona Area Public Library F BAL (Text) 33240004913417 Adult Fiction Available -
Bellwood-Antis Public Library F Bal (Text) 310BEL00085379 Adult Fiction Available -
Claysburg Area Public Library F Bal (Text) 10CLA00098194W Adult Fiction Available -
Hollidaysburg Area Public Library F Bal 2019 (Text) 10HOL000448799 Adult Fiction Available -
  In honor of Howard Etzel. Presented by Susan Etzel (BC_HOL)
Hollidaysburg Area Public Library F Bal 2019 (Text) 10HOL00045009 Adult Fiction Checked Out 05/27/2021
Hollidaysburg Area Public Library F Bal 2019 (Text) 10HOL00045018 Adult Fiction Available -
Hollidaysburg Area Public Library F Bal 2019 (Text) 10HOL00045125. Adult Fiction Checked Out 06/05/2021
Martinsburg Community Library F Bal (Text) 1OMAR00087602L Adult Fiction Available -
  Fred Phillips Memorial From Ralph Mellott Family, Russell Mellott Family, Dewey Rasnaka Family, Robert Young Family, Duane Mellott & Dorie Taylor.
Martinsburg Community Library F Bal (Text) 1OMAR00087905R Adult Fiction Available -
  Edna Mae Treese memorial from Her Children.
Roaring Spring Community Library F BAL (Text) 1OROA00063859V Adult Fiction Available -
  In memory of Keith Smith By Doug Johnnie
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  • ISBN: 9781538750568
  • ISBN: 1538750562
  • Physical Description: 422 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2019.

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"It's 1949. When war veteran Aloysius Archer is released from Carderock Prison, he is sent to Poca City on parole with a short list of dos and a much longer list of donts: do report regularly to his parole officer, don't go to bars, certainly don't drink alcohol, do get a job -- and don't ever associate with loose women. The small town quickly proves more complicated and dangerous than Archer's years serving in the war or his time in jail. Within a single night, his search for gainful employment -- and a stiff drink -- leads him to a local bar, where he is hired for what seems like a simple job: to collect a debt owed to a powerful local businessman, Hank Pittleman. Soon Archer discovers that recovering the debt won't be so easy. The indebted man has a furious grudge against Hank and refuses to pay; Hank's clever mistress has her own designs on Archer; and both Hank and Archer's stern parole officer, Miss Crabtree, are keeping a sharp eye on him. When a murder takes place right under Archer's nose, police suspicions rise against the ex-convict, and Archer realizes that the crime could send him right back to prison... if he doesn't use every skill in his arsenal to track down the real killer."--Publisher description.
Subject: Ex-convicts > Fiction.
Veterans > Fiction.
Murder > Fiction.
Genre: Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Suspense fiction.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Action and adventure fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Suspense fiction.
Historical fiction.
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