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The Death Of Sweet Mister
Overweight 13-year-old "Shug" Akins lives in the Missouri Ozarks with his beautiful mother Glenda and his father Red. Glenda starts sipping her "tea" about 10 a.m. and keeps her thermos close all day. Glenda sometimes teases Shug with the idea that Red may not actually be his father. Red stays busy with his best friend Basil running around the countryside pulling small time heists. Sometimes they involve Shug in criminal activities, knowing he'd get...