A Dark and Bloody Ground by Darcy O'Brien

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An account of the crimes of Benny Hodge and his wife, Sherry Hodge, describes how the two went on a ten-year killing spree that left victims all over the South and explores a killer's psyche. 50,000 first printing. $75,000 ad/promo. Tour.
 

About Darcy O'Brien

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DARCY O’BRIEN is the author of the novels, A Way of Life, Like Any Other, which won the Ernest Hemingway Award for the Best First Novel of 1978, and The Silver Spooner as well as the nonfiction bestseller Two of a Kind: The Hillside Stranglers. He died in 1998.
 
Published April 1, 1993 by Harpercollins. 339 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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Hillbilly sociopaths rip off a miserly old doctor and kill his daughter: another first-rate--and lurid--true-crime chronicle from journalist/novelist O'Brien (Margaret in Hollywood, 1991;

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In his account of a 10-year crime spree in Eastern Kentucky, University of Tulsa English professor O'Brien ( Murder in Little Egypt ) focuses on chronic criminal Benny Hodge and his wife Sherry, who m

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