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By Stephen Roth

for 5 heart-churning days, the realm turns its awareness 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 looking at town he’s led for greater than 40 years slide into financial oblivion, the mayor hatches a devious and unsafe plan—trap a neighborhood guy within the bowels of within sight Dragon's Ice condominium cavern, commence a major rescue operation, and suggested a media vigil that places Pridemore at the map for many years to return. Over the process a 12 months, the mayor and his cronies perform the convoluted scheme, which includes every little thing from bilking nation cash for a bogus vacationer appeal to hiring a military “ballistics advisor” to detonate the limestone cavern. Their good fortune hinges on unassuming pawn Digby Willers, whose simple-minded likeability presents human curiosity within the made-for-television quandary. As occasions spread, notwithstanding, forces past even the mayor’s keep an eye on flip Digby’s rescue right into a genuine, life-or-death drama. prepare for a fast moving romp jam-packed 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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