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Stuart Woods's Edgar Award-winning debut novel--a classic American mystery saga about three generations of lawmen tangled in a web of passion, secrets, destiny, and murder in their small Southern town...

In the winter of 1920, the first body is found in Delano, Georgie--the naked, brutalized corpse of a young boy. It is a crime too horrific to be ignored, the first of many that will span four decades--embroiling three police chiefs in a remarkable manhunt that will expose the hatreds, fear, and festering wounds beneath the surface of their sleepy God-fearing community.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : New American Library, 2005, c1981.
ISBN: 9780451215802
Branch Call Number: PS3573.O642 C57 2005
Characteristics: 427 p. ; 18 cm.


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akasq Apr 11, 2014

Stuart woods writes about his
family from days gone by ,
per woods it established him as a
novelist. Chiefs was his favorite,
and his first novel, it may his best.
I'm glad I read this one.

Feb 07, 2012

Chiefs ---- by Stuart Woods c - 1981 Orig. ---- Pbk. re-print C - 2005 ---- Enjoy! ---- (Finished 2nd reading 2-7-12) RichardPaul ---- Chiefs ---- by Stuart Woods c - 1981 / I read the reg. print book. ---- This is an excellent Read! This story is very hard to set down and get back to your life.---- I blasted right through it, annnd, wanted more! ---- so, Mr. Woods gave us 44 more and now we are chomping the bit for: Bel Air dead. Love the storys' and works. ---- Enjoy! ---- RichardPaul ---- ---- ---- I've added this review from the large print version because: SPL is in the practice of when the book is no longer here @ or the in the SPL system, the Book and the review vanish untill SPL aquires another copy, if SPL chooses to.


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