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Publisher Description

With a Foreword by Director John Hillcoat

Based on the true story of Matt Bondurant’s grandfather and two granduncles, Lawless is a gripping tale of brotherhood, greed, and murder. The Bondurant Boys were a notorious gang of roughnecks and moonshiners who ran liquor through Franklin County, Virginia, during Prohibition and in the years after. When Sherwood Anderson, the journalist and author of Winesburg, Ohio, was covering a story there, he christened it the “wettest county in the world.” Anderson finds himself driving along dusty red roads, piecing together the clues linking the brothers to “The Great Franklin County Moonshine Conspiracy,” and breaking open the silence that shrouds Franklin County. In vivid, muscular prose, Matt Bondurant brings these men—their dark deeds, their long silences, their deep desires—to life. His understanding of the passion, violence, and desperation at the center of this world is both heartbreaking and magnificent.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2012
September 11
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
336
Pages
PUBLISHER
Scribner
SELLER
SIMON AND SCHUSTER DIGITAL SALES INC
SIZE
5.4
MB

Customer Reviews

Bobbi45 re ,

LAWLESS

This book kept me enthralled until the very end.
Sure, it's gritty but that is Franklin County...as I was reading
I was reminded of The Wettest County In The World..which I had finished just a month prior to Lawless.
I was fascinated by this family,their lives,and survival.
Now for the movie..which I wait with bated breath.
Good read...Barbara

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