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3.09 out of 53.09 out of 53.09 out of 53.09 out of 53.09 out of 5 3.09 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Matt Bondurant Narrator: Erik Steele Publisher: AudioGO Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Now a Major Motion Picture, Lawless, starring Tom Hardy and Shia LaBeouf.

Based on the true story of his grandfather and two granduncles, Matt Bondurant's novel is a gripping tale of brotherhood, greed, and murder.

The Bondurant Boys were a notorious gang of roughnecks and moonshiners who ran liquor through Franklin County during Prohibition and after. The brothers played a central role in a major conspiracy trial and its violent end. In 1935, Sherwood Anderson, working on a magazine story, finds himself driving along the dusty red roads trying to find the brothers and break the silence that shrouds Franklin County.

In vivid, muscular prose, Matt Bondurant brings these men - their dark deeds, their long silences, their deep desires - to life. His understanding of the passion, violence, and desperation at the center of this world is both heartbreaking and magnificent.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Rosie | 5/9/2011

    " quite interesting.
    based on a true story.

    By the time you are done with this book, you will not only be able to build a still but also make your own moonshine!! LOL "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by derrick | 5/3/2011

    " The subject matter was totally fascinating. I can't recall another story about bootlegging told from this point of view. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Bonnie | 2/27/2011

    " Page Turner.....glad to be done with it. This book is hard to relate to if you haven't grown up in the mountains. The characters are difficult to like. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Manek | 2/20/2011

    " Really enjoyed this... historical novel about moonshiners and bootleggers. Made me want to drink some corn liquor. "

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