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The Last Cracker King

Narrated in real time by characters in the drama, Riding the Fantastics is about the death and the life of Boy Man Hardin, last King of the Crackers in south Georgia’s old herding culture. This is the second of Oscar Patton’s Satilla County novels and is both a murder mystery and a story of love, courage, and the triumph of the human spirit.


About the Author

Oscar Patton

Author of When the Bough Breaks, Oscar Patton, Ph.D., has a farm near Ambrose, Georgia. He uses south Georgia history and culture to create novels with universal, timeless themes. “Drawing upon memory and imagination,” Patton says, “I try to bring the past back to life. The people in this place and time endured. They deserve to be remembered.”

Also by Oscar Patton

When the Bough Breaks
A Place To Call Home
The Sheriff
The Doctor
Serpent in the Pines
Rachel’s Search


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