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The Tilted World

A Novel

Franklin, Tom

(Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Tilted World
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In 1927, as the Mississippi River threatens to burst its banks and engulf all in its path, two federal revenue agents investigate the disappearance of two fellow agents on the trail of a local bootlegger.
Publisher: New York :, William Morrow,, [2013]
Edition: First Edition.
ISBN: 0062069195
9780062069191
0062292765
9780062292766
0062069187
9780062069184
Characteristics: 303 pages ;,24 cm
Additional Contributors: Fennelly, Beth Ann 1971-

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Nov 09, 2014
  • InvernessS rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

First time with this author & enjoyed the dialog, history & flow of his writing. Have not liked Crooked Letter. Very few stories of the South interest or satisfy me.

Jul 18, 2014
  • MARYMO1 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Captivating, couldn't put it down

Jul 17, 2014
  • SpringAltman rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

As the south struggles with the catastrophic flooding of the Mississippi River in 1927, a bootleggers lonely wife and a federal agent find each other and an orphaned baby

Jan 08, 2014
  • Birdwatcher rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I found this a fascinating story very well written. The convergence of the two characters in the great flood was brilliantly evoked.

Nov 17, 2013
  • moviefan01 rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

This was a well-written historical romance novel with just enough action to appeal to men also. It's readable and the story pulls you in, and it has strong likable characters. Main drawback: Too many coincidences. Of COURSE Ingersoll just happens to rescue Willy-the-baby/gives him to Dixie Clay/then ends up being in the right place at the right time to rescue them at the novel's end. The flood angle reminds me of In Sunlight In a Beautiful Garden.

Sep 25, 2013
  • becker rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

This was a solid story that I enjoyed reading. In particular, the flood scene was really well done. I could picture the whole thing happening as if I were watching a movie. There were a few small spots where I thought the story was a bit rushed or underdeveloped but overall it was a good book.

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