The Dirty Parts of the Bible -- A Novel by Sam Torode

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'Sweet and funny.' --Kirkus Discoveries

It's 1936 and 19-year-old Tobias Henry is stuck in the frozen hinterlands of Michigan. Tobias is obsessed with two things: God and girls. Mostly girls. But being a Baptist preacher's son, he can't escape God. When his father is blinded in a bizarre accident, Tobias rides the rails to Texas in search of a lost fortune. Along the way, he is initiated into the hobo brotherhood by Craw, a ribald yet wise vagabond. Obstacles arise in the form of a saucy prostitute, a giant catfish, and a flaming boxcar. But when he meets Sarah, a tough farm girl under a dark curse, he finds out that the greatest challenge of all is love.
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Published August 9, 2014 by ST Book Arts. 280 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, History. Fiction

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