When young Harry Collins finds the mutilated body of a black woman bound to a tree with barbed wire, he and his younger sister suspect the legendary Goat Man, who is said to lurk under the swinging bridge crossing Texas's Sabine River. The creature holds the key to a string of brutal murders--and a chilling truth. A "New York Times" Notable Book of the Year".
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rickklaw - LibraryThing
The Bottoms may very well be the best book of Joe R. Lansdale’s career. It typifies what is best about his work with fascinating characters in unique situations in a story that is wonderfully Texas ... Read full review
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The Bottoms is a fascinating, superbly written, dark murder mystery by a master story teller. Landsdale's atmosphere skills put you right there in the summer heat, experiencing everything with the characters. Highly recommended. Read full review