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Heading out to wonderful /

by Goolrick, Robert.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2012Edition: 1st ed.Description: 296 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781565129238 ; 1565129237.Subject(s): City and town life -- Virginia -- Fiction | Butchers -- Fiction | Virginia -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction | Mystery fictionSummary: In 1948, a mysterious and charismatic man arrives in a small Virginia town carrying two suitcases; one contains his worldly possessions, the other is full of money. He soon inserts himself into the town's daily life, taking a job in the local butcher shop and befriending the owner and his wife and their son. But the passion that develops between the man and the wife of the town's wealthiest citizen sets in motion a series of events that not only upset the quiet town but threaten to destroy both him and the woman.
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In 1948, a mysterious and charismatic man arrives in a small Virginia town carrying two suitcases; one contains his worldly possessions, the other is full of money. He soon inserts himself into the town's daily life, taking a job in the local butcher shop and befriending the owner and his wife and their son. But the passion that develops between the man and the wife of the town's wealthiest citizen sets in motion a series of events that not only upset the quiet town but threaten to destroy both him and the woman.

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