Hard Twisted

Hard Twisted

A Novel

eBook - 2012
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In May 1934, outside of Hugo, Oklahoma, a homeless man and his thirteen-year-old daughter are befriended by a charismatic drifter, newly released from the federal penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas. The drifter, Clint Palmer, lures father and daughter to Texas, where the father, Dillard Garrett, mysteriously disappears, and where his daughter, Lucile, begins a one-year ordeal as Palmer's captive on a crime spree--culminating in the notorious Greenville, Texas, "skeleton murder" trial of 1935.
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2012
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9781608198931
1608198936
Characteristics: 1 online resource (291 p.)

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In 1994 two skulls with bullet holes were discovered in backcountry Utah. The author, a lawyer, spent 10 years researching their identity, leaving his practice in the process to write this book.
What he unearthed is the dark story of 13 year-old, Lucille Garret and her ‘husband’, Clint Palmer, a... Read More »


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