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Sixteen-year-old Joey's life takes a very strange turn when his mother's tragic death forces him to move from Chicago to rural Iowa with the father he has never known, and who is the town pariah.
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, [2011]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780375895586
Branch Call Number: EBOOK YA KRAUS
Characteristics: 1 online resource (448 pages)
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc


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PimaLib_ChristineR Dec 15, 2018

Rotters is horrific yet not horrifying. By that I mean this is not a horrific story a la Stephen King, but there are plenty of gruesome details and the subject matter is not for the squeamish. The fact that Kraus can write a novel about a father and son team of grave robbers and make it touching will tell you how good this is.

Mar 17, 2014

Reads very much like a Stephen King novel. Pretty good story but very gruesome.

I'm guessing King was Kraus's role model growing up...

LibraryCard_123 Jul 12, 2013

I'm not kidding when I say that this book is gruesome. When I was reading this book I thought that my life was pretty good.

shazibking123 Jul 08, 2013

i liked this book overall it is a fun read


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LibraryCard_123 Jul 12, 2013

[Page 334] "[Knox Begins His Prayer...]
'Lord, hear our prayer. We have a young boy here who is injured; help salve his wounds. We have a man here who is lost; help find him his way. Out there in thy world is another man who lives in anger; help tamp his fury. Show them, O Lord, that there is light even in the darkest night. Remind them, O Lord , that though they may walk through the valley of death they should fear no evil, for thou art with them and thy rod and thy staff comfort them.' [Joey thought]Thy rod: Grinder. Thy staff: the Root."


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