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Boys will be boys, but there comes a time when justice must be done. An old man's dog is killed for no reason at all by a teenage boy and two of his friends. The boys figure they can get away with it because dad has money and power. As it turns out dad is just as mean and hateful as the boys. The old man wasn't going to let them get away with killing his best friend so he made sure justice was done one way or another. This old man proved that where there is a will there is a way. Justice is done. You have to read the book to find out how.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   depressing/sad Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book The crook is....    -   stalking/killing innocents Crime Thriller    -   Yes Crime plotlets:    -   vigilante getting revenge General Crime (including known murderer)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   farmer Age:    -   60's-90's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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