Hardcover, 328 pages
Published: Published March 4, 2008 by Algonquin Books (1st published January 1, 2008)
Setting: Mississippi, 1940s
Literary Awards: ALA Alex Award (2009), NAIBA Book of the Year for Fiction (2008), PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction for Fiction (2006)
Henry and I dug the hole seven feet deep . Any shallower and the corpse was liable to come rising up during the next big flood: Howdy boys! Remember me?