stranger in the kingdom by Howard Frank Mosher

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Published by Mariner Books in Boston, MA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • African American men -- Fiction.,
  • Murder -- Fiction.,
  • Clergy -- Fiction.,
  • Vermont -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementHoward Frank Mosher.
GenreFiction.
The Physical Object
Pagination421 p. ;
Number of Pages421
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22442798M
ISBN 100618240101

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A Stranger in the Kingdom tells the unforgettable story of a brutal murder in a small town and the devastating events that follow. The town’s new preacher, a black man, finds himself on trial more for who he is than for what he might have done in this powerful drama of passion, prejudice, and innocence suddenly lost/5(9).

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Inspired by true events, A Stranger in the Kingdom tells the story of a small Vermont town where powerful conflicts arise when a black former Army chaplain arrives as the towns new pastor and, before long, finds himself charged with adultery and murder/5(13).

Mosher, author of three books (Marie Blythe, Disappearances, Where the Rivers Flow North) all set in Kingdom County in northernmost Vermont, here offers a coming-of-age family saga that develops into a courtroom drama--a compelling narrative once it gets going.

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