Plain heathen mischief: a novel

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Alfred A. Knopf, Apr 27, 2004 - Fiction - 397 pages
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After serving six months in prison for an implausible crime, Joel King, a defrocked Baptist minister, finds life as an ex-con unbearably complicated--his wife wants a divorce, he is being sued for $5 million, and fresh start in Montana turns hopeless--on the path to redemption. 40,000 first printing.

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Incredible group of characters. He is so good at creating complex plots and characters. Read full review

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User Review  - Mike Pope - Goodreads

A hapless-seeming minister finds himself involved with some unsavory characters after being defrocked and serving time for a sex scandal. Occasionally hilarious (tho not quite a romp), it's an ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Martin Clark, a circuit court judge, lives in Stuart, Virginia. His first novel, The Many Aspects of Mobile Home Living, was a New York Times Notable Book, a selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club, a finalist for the Stephen Crane First Fiction Award, and appeared on several best-seller lists.

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