Publisher description for Child of God / Cormac McCarthy.
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In this taut, chilling novel, Lester Ballard--a violent, dispossessed man falsely accused of rape--haunts the hill country of East Tennessee when he is released from jail. While telling his story, Cormac McCarthy depicts the most sordid aspects of life with dignity, humor, and characteristic lyrical brilliance.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Fugitives from justice Fiction, Psychopaths Fiction, Tennessee Fiction