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By Paulette Jiles

Oil is king of East Texas in the course of the darkest years of the nice melancholy. The Stoddard girls—responsible Mayme, whip-smart tomboy Jeanine, and bookish Bea—know no lifestyles yet an itinerant one, trailing their father from city to city as he searches for paintings at the pipelines and derricks. yet in a 12 months of devastating drought and dirt storms, the family's fortunes sink additional than they ever expected whilst a questionable "accident" leaves the women and their mom, Elizabeth, by myself to confront the harshest hardships of those toughest of times.

Returning to their formerly deserted kin farm, the resilient Stoddard ladies needs to now position their final hopes for salvation in a wildcat oil good that eats up what little they've got left . . . and at the again of overdue patriarch Jack's one actual legacy, a deadly racehorse named Smoky Joe.

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