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Desire in the Dust (1956) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

SHE WAS A BLONDE TIGRESS CUB...

and when she walked by, every man in the county watched how she moved beneath her sleazy cotton dress and turned their eyes away with something like a wrench.

She was Cara Wilson, sharecropper's daughter, and at a ripe eighteen she'd put a price on herself. Marriage - to Pete, Colonel Arbrister's young heller of a son.

Then the chain gang sent her brother Lonnie home, a man filled with a rage to hurt and destroy. A man with a god of a body that Colonel Arbrister's nymph of a daughter Lillian couldn't keep her slim, patrician hands off.

You could almost smell it, the violence to come from these two families - at opposite ends of every pole - driven together by desire - and by death.

Original title: Desire in the Dust
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionCrime and MysterySuspense

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Desire in the Dust (1956)
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Language: English

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Desire in the Dust (October 1956)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Greenwich, Conn
Publisher: Gold Medal
Dimensions: 4.3 x 7.1 x 0.3
Pages: 144

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