All God's ChildrenBook - 1997
All the poor blind seamstress needs is a little money and a few honest breaks in order to raise four sons on her own whole holding on to the family farm. What she doesn't count on is a petty thief breaking into her house to evade capture. Instead of turning him in, she decides to safeguard him from a lynching posse. Now with the entire town against her and a crooked gang out to drive her off her land, it's up to this two-bit-thief, inspired by her sense of justice, to become a protector and fighter...even with the odds completely against him... ò In the New York Times bestselling tradition of Zane Gray, Larry McMurtry, and Cormac McCarthy. ò Film rights for All God's Children has been optioned by Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks. ò Thomas Eidson is also author of St. Agnes' Stand and The Last Ride ò St. Agnes' Stand also won the Best First Novel and Best Western Novel from the Western Writers of America. ò St. Agnes' Stand won the "Thumping" Good Fiction Award from W.H. Smith in the U.K. and was shortlisted for the Sunday Express Book of the Year Award. ò Film rights for St. Agnes' Stand have been sold to Miramax, and will be directed by Michael Winterbottom. ò We have another novel coming from Thomas Eidson.
Publisher: New York : Dutton, c1997.
Branch Call Number: EIDS
Characteristics: 327 p. ; 23m.