One Good Deed

One Good Deed

Talking Book MP3 - 2019 | For use by disabled patrons only
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It's 1949. When war veteran Aloysius Archer is released from Carderock Prison, he is sent to Poca City on parole with a short list of dos and a much longer list of donts: do report regularly to his parole officer, don't go to bars, certainly don't drink alcohol, do get a job -- and don't ever associate with loose women. The small town quickly proves more complicated and dangerous than Archer's years serving in the war or his time in jail. Within a single night, his search for gainful employment -- and a stiff drink -- leads him to a local bar, where he is hired for what seems like a simple job: to collect a debt owed to a powerful local businessman, Hank Pittleman. Soon Archer discovers that recovering the debt won't be so easy. The indebted man has a furious grudge against Hank and refuses to pay; Hank's clever mistress has her own designs on Archer; and both Hank and Archer's stern parole officer, Miss Crabtree, are keeping a sharp eye on him. When a murder takes place right under Archer's nose, police suspicions rise against the ex-convict, and Archer realizes that the crime could send him right back to prison... if he doesn't use every skill in his arsenal to track down the real killer.
Publisher: [New York, NY] : Hachette Audio, [2019]
Edition: For use by disabled patrons only
Copyright Date: ℗2019
Branch Call Number: BAL
Characteristics: 1 audio disc (approximately 11 hours, 30 minutes) : MP3, digital ; 12 cm
digital,optical
audio file,MP3
Additional Contributors: Ballerini, Edoardo 1970-
Alternative Title: 1 good deed

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