Hardback with dust jacket
Convicted murderer Mattie Appleyard has just served forty-seven years in Glory Penitentiary. His release puts him in possession of a check for $25,452.32 - the result of his meager earnings put into the Prisoner's Work-and-Hope Savings Plan of the local bank. With his friends, he plans to open a general store that will compete with the company store. Unfortunately, the banker, a prison guard, and the Sheriff have no intention of allowing Mattie to realize his ambitions. Good and evil meet head-on in this novel that is, by turns, warm and humorous, rousing and tumultuous. Jimmy Stewart, Kirk Russell and George Kennedy starred in the movie version.
Fair condition. Dust jacket shows shelf wear and has a few torn spots. Cover edges are worn and crumpled. Pages are in good condition.
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