A Stranger in the Kingdom

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2002 - Fiction - 421 pages
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Howard Frank Mosher has earned both critical acclaim and a wide readership for his vivid historical portraits of northern New England residents in his fictional Kingdom County, Vermont. A Stranger in the Kingdom tells the unforgettable story of a brutal murder in a small town and the devastating events that follow. The town’s new preacher, a black man, finds himself on trial more for who he is than for what he might have done in this powerful drama of passion, prejudice, and innocence suddenly lost . . . and perhaps found again.

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User Review  - Christine - Goodreads

3.5 stars. This book had some very well written depictions of small town life. The town reminds me of my childhood setting. But I feel that the plot was too predictable and was let down a bit by its ... Read full review

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User Review  - Marianne Wells - Goodreads

This is a great story, wonderfully written. I did find the play by play baseball narrative a bit dull, but was able to skip over it. Anyone who loves baseball would find it enjoyable. Read full review

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HOWARD FRANK MOSHER is the author of ten books, including Waiting for Teddy Williams, The True Account, and A Stranger in the Kingdom, which, along with Disappearances, was corecipient of the New England Book Award for fiction. He lives in Vermont.

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