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Gilbert, Sheri L.
New York : Knopf, 2004.
IL 3-6, RL 5.8
ISBN 0375928235
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Can Gloria's death have anything to do with Satan?  After all, the kids in this small Ozark town have been warned to stay away from Satan because bad thing will happen if they don't.  Now, the adults weren't talking about the devil.  They were talking about the old hermit who lives in the woods.  Joseph Satan has been a mystery for a long time.  But Gloria didn't listen to them.  She befriends Satan and three weeks later she died of an aneurysm.  Billy sets out to find out if Satan had anything to do with her death.  What he finds may surprise you.  But it will definitely make you think.
SUBJECTS:     Death -- Fiction.
                        Family life -- Missouri -- Fiction.
                        Mountain life -- Missouri -- Fiction.
                        Missouri -- Fiction.


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