That old ace in the hole : a novel /

"Bob Dollar is a young man from Denver trying to make good in a bad world. Out of college and aimless, Dollar takes a job with Global Pork Rind, scouting out big spreads of land that can be converted to hog farms. Soon he's holed up in a two-bit Texas town called Woolybucket, where he sett...

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Main Author: Proulx, Annie.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Scribner, 2003, c2002.
Edition:1st Scribner trade pbk. ed.
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