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By Stephen Roth

for 5 heart-churning days, the realm turns its cognizance to tiny Pridemore, Missouri, the place rescue groups paintings round the clock to unfastened a mentally challenged guy from a collapsed cave.That’s how Mayor Roe Tolliver envisions it, besides. Weary of staring at the city he’s led for greater than 40 years slide into fiscal oblivion, the mayor hatches a devious and unsafe plan—trap an area guy within the bowels of close by Dragon's Ice apartment cavern, begin a huge rescue operation, and steered a media vigil that places Pridemore at the map for many years to come back. Over the process a 12 months, the mayor and his cronies perform the convoluted scheme, which includes every thing from bilking kingdom cash for a bogus vacationer allure to hiring a armed forces “ballistics advisor” to detonate the limestone cavern. Their luck hinges on unassuming pawn Digby Willers, whose simple-minded likeability offers human curiosity within the made-for-television quandary. As occasions spread, notwithstanding, forces past even the mayor’s keep watch over flip Digby’s rescue right into a actual, life-or-death drama. prepare for a fast moving romp choked with quirky characters, hilarious twists and turns, and a small city that simply may well get its fifteen mins of fame.

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