The gypsy man

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The motto of Crawford, Virginia, might well be Beware what you fear, because it may come true. Penny Bone is terrified of the town's local legend of a child-stealing phantom. Henry Gault, her six-year-old daughter's teacher, scoffs at the tale, trusting in reason and foresight to safeguard what is most precious to him. Penny's husband, John, is in prison for an accidental murder that happened because he was trying to be too careful. And in prison he will, almost accidentally, become a hero, which makes him prey to what he fears most--hope. An eerie succession of events will take these people into the bull's-eye of risk that everyday life presents. While the Gypsy Man may be just one of Crawford's myths, John and Penny Bone are as real as the rising sun, and their strength, separately and together, reminds us why life is worth living. The Gypsy Man , and its durable and enduring characters, illuminates how an elusive truth lives behind every legend.
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subject_facet Domestic fiction, Fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Prisoners -- Fiction, Prisoners' families -- Fiction, Prisoners' spouses -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, Virginia -- Fiction
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