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Sanctuary: The Corrected Text

By William Faulkner

Spolit, feckless Temple Drake, the daughter of a pass judgement on, runs clear of tuition with an improper guy. deserted by way of him with a gang of moonshiners, Temple falls into the clutches of the psychotic Popeye, the most gruesome characters of Faulkner's mind's eye. A compelling, stunning story of perverted justice within the Deep South, "Sanctuary" can be a relocating plea for braveness within the darkest of conditions.

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