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Simple Justice

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274 pages4 hours

Summary

Lester Garrett and his son, Roger, are rapists. Their victims, the women of 1930s Reed's crossing. Their money, and a Sheriff bought with that money, prevent any justice for these women. Terrorized, these women, even outwardly strong Dorothea Reed, fear them. They panic at the sound of the Garrett car being driven down their streets. Now Roger Garrett is stalking a new victim. He focusses his attention on Lydia, the daughter of Reed's Crossing's only black family. He pursues her, manages to isolate her, and rapes her. done with her he leaves her to die in a snowbank. The women who have been victimized by the Garretts come together after Lydia is found still alive. Their anger drives them to seek him out and hand down their own form of justice.

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