Joe

Joe

A Novel

eBook - 2003
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"Brilliant . . . Larry Brown has slapped his own fresh tattoo on the big right arm of Southern Lit." -- The Washington Post Book World

Now a major motion picture starring Nicolas Cage, directed by David Gordon Green.

Joe Ransom is a hard-drinking ex-con pushing fifty who just won't slow down--not in his pickup, not with a gun, and certainly not with women. Gary Jones estimates his own age to be about fifteen. Born luckless, he is the son of a hopeless, homeless wandering family, and he's desperate for a way out. When their paths cross, Joe offers him a chance just as his own chances have dwindled to almost nothing. Together they follow a twisting map to redemption--or ruin.

Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2003
Edition: 1st Algonquin pbk. ed
ISBN: 9781565127586
1565127587
Characteristics: 1 online resource (345 p.)
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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Jan 06, 2015

What a dysfunctional cast of characters in the book and DVD.
Worst movie I had ever seen with Nick Cage. Why hack into trees and poison them? Why not just cut them down? Only one copy available at JCL.

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