It is the mid-80s in post-industrial America. In a small town graced with the decaying hulks of defunct factories, young journalist and college dropout Bill churns out lengthy essays on the death of industry and of America itself for The Daily Truth, whose scoops rarely rise above the latest home-bake contest. The static summer is punctured when local bad boy Ronny Lawton reports his father missing. A dismembered finger is found and all suspect the son of murdering his hated father, but nothing can be proved. The sorry tale ...

The Keepers of Truth 2001, Scribner Book Company

ISBN-13: 9780743218030

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The Keepers of Truth 2000, Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ), London

ISBN-13: 9780753811023

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