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The Dirty Parts of the Bible - Sam Torode
The Dirty Parts of the Bible
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It's 1936, and Tobias Henry is stuck in the frozen hinterlands of Michigan. Tobias is obsessed with two things: God and girls. Mostly girls, of course. But being a Baptist preacher's son, he can't escape God. When his father is blinded in a bizarre accident (involving hard cider and bird... show more
It's 1936, and Tobias Henry is stuck in the frozen hinterlands of Michigan. Tobias is obsessed with two things: God and girls. Mostly girls, of course. But being a Baptist preacher's son, he can't escape God. When his father is blinded in a bizarre accident (involving hard cider and bird droppings), Tobias must ride the rails to Texas to recover a long-hidden stash of money. Along the way, he's initiated into the hobo brotherhood by Craw, a ribald vagabond-philosopher. Obstacles arise in the form of a saucy prostitute, a flaming boxcar, and a man-eating catfish. But when he meets Sarah, a tough farm girl under a dark curse, he finds out that the greatest challenge of all is love.
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B003K15MO0
Publisher: Sam Torode Books Arts
Pages no: 278
Edition language: English
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3.0 The Dirty Parts of the Bible
I can't remember why I picked up this book but I'm glad I did. There were a few parts of the story that made me scratch my head and think, "really?" It was going so well until he started fighting actual demons. But the last page of The Dirty Parts of the Bible informs the reader that it is a rete...
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover rated it
4.0 The Dirty Parts of the Bible
I really enjoyed this little book. It's the definition of a "coming of age" story, and it's was a lot of fun reading how the main character went from where he was to where he ended up on the last page.
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