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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (344 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jim Thompson Narrator: Kevin T. Collins Publisher: Hachette Book Group Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In trouble more often than not, guilty of assault, manslaughter, and honorably discharged from the military by the skin of his teeth, David “Bugs” McKenna can’t seem to help doing the right thing at the wrong time—or the wrong thing, every chance he gets.

But when he drifts his way into Ragtown, Texas, things seem to finally be turning around for Bugs. He gets his first job in years as the hotel detective of the landmark Hanlon Hotel. But now that Bugs owes deputy sheriff Lou Ford a favor, things are likely to get ugly, fast—and odds are, it’ll have something to do with the bombshell wife of Bugs’ new employer … 

In Wild Town, Jim Thompson returns to the characters from The Killer Inside Me that made his reputation, in a virtuoso, multi-character portrait of how one man’s life can take a turn for the worse.

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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Eric | 7/7/2013

    " Thompson explores parallel world concepts or my sense of time is incorrect. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Phillip Frey | 12/4/2012

    " With this book I have completed all the Jim Thompson I could get my hands on. Bugs McKenna, an ex-con, gets to be a hotel detective and that's when the hell begins in this frontier oil boom town. "

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