To Carthage We Came

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Carthage looks like the right place for twenty-four-year-old Matt Turner to make a fresh start in life with his wife, Lila Jean, brother, L-C, grandfather Piney, and mother, Lottie May. In the good-size town he feels elevated from the hick southern village where his family and friends make a living from seasonal migratory work—picking peaches, beans, and sweet corn all over the fruit-growing parts of the Midwest. Believing that a car will kick-start his freedom, Matt buys an old Mercury, not realizing that deals in cars—and in life—aren’t always what you think they are. His simple purchase not only will threaten everything his family stands for, it just might tear them apart….