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By Betty Keller

Set in Vancouver in 1907, Better the satan You Know is the outrageous story of 3 specified and curious characters: the small-time con guy who passes himself off as an evangelical preacher, the scrawny street-worker whom he reluctantly befriends, and the five-year-old hellion left in his care via a former girlfriend. during their adventures, those 3 misfits get involved with a larcenous underwear salesman, a Klondike miner bent on getting better his stolen poke, a madam purpose on revenge for previous wrongs, a pugilistic girl barkeep, medical professionals made up our minds to obtain a cadaver in their personal, a handful of incompetent and corrupt law enforcement officials, and a piano instructor with reforming zeal. The speed is riotous, the motion non-stop, and no-one— sturdy or bad—ever will get a break.

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