One Good Deed

One Good Deed

Audiobook CD - 2019
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Archer, a straight-talking former World War II soldier fresh out of prison for a crime he didn't commit. 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 do's and a much longer list of don'ts: 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] : Hachette Audio, [2019]
Edition: Unabridged., Audio CD
ISBN: 9781549151941
Branch Call Number: F BALDACCI
Characteristics: 10 audio discs (11 hr., 45 min.) : digital, 1.4 m/s ; 4 3/4 in.
digital,optical
audio file,CD audio
Additional Contributors: Ballerini, Edoardo 1970-- Narrator

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