Fiction Books:

Gatlan Kids

Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Here are some other products you might consider...

Gatlan Kids



Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

The Gatlan Kids by Jim Carruth
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order


Johnny Randle is ten years old when his dad is killed in a railroad accident. His mother marries Reverend Phillip McCrea, a psychotic, who beats Johnny because he can't control him. In high school, Johnny attacks two bullies who are terrorizing his friends. He is convicted of assault in Tombigbee County Mississippi, and sentenced to Parchman prison where he becomes an accomplished con-artist. After Parchman, Johnny and Lynn Brookes, a beautiful part-black girl have the most romantic summer of their lives. He leaves Gatlan, Mississippi, for Orlando, Florida, changes his name to Prophet, and becomes the richest, most charismatic, televangelist in America. Visiting Gatlan, he and his friend Harlan, are drawn into a gun-fight with two convenience store robbers. Johnny kills both robbers, and is charged with first degree murder. Dan Barker, is the prosecutor. Dan is one of the bullies Johnny was convicted of beating in high school. . .he seeks the death penalty. . .
Release date Australia
November 1st, 2004
Country of Publication
United States
Xlibris Corporation
Product ID

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...