Pop. 1280

by Jim Thompson

Nick Corey is a terrible sheriff on purpose. He doesn't solve problems, enforce rules or arrest criminals. He knows that nobody in tiny Potts County actually wants to follow the law and he is perfectly content lazing about, eating five meals a day, and sleeping with all the eligible women.

Still, Nick has some very complex problems to deal with. Two local pimps have been sassing him, ruining his already tattered reputation. His girlfriend Rose is being terrorized by her husband. And then, there's his wife and her brother Lenny who won't stop troubling Nick's already stressed mind. Are they a little too close for a brother and a sister?

With an election coming up, Nick needs to fix his problems and fast. Because the one thing Nick does know is that he will do anything to stay sheriff. Because, as it turns out, Sheriff Nick Corey is not nearly as dumb as he seems.

In Pop. 1280, widely regarded as a classic of mid-20th century crime, Thompson offers up one of his best, in a tale of lust, murder, and betrayal in the Deep South.

Year First Published:1964

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Pop. 1280
Format: Softcover
ISBN: 9780916870768      ISBN 10: 0916870766
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard  1984

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Pop. 1280
Format: Softcover
ISBN: 9780679732495      ISBN 10: 0679732497
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard  1990

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Pop. 1280
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Pop. 1280
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Pop. 1280
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