The Devil Takes the Bodies by Walter Parks

The devil took the bodies of dead girls in Mississippi.

The devil takes the bodies

This is a true story of how the Devil took the Bodies of dead women and girls just before they were to be buried.  The Devil continued his horror and eventually took 11 dead women and girls plus 3 live children, 2 boys and an 11 year old girl.

Genre: JUVENILE NONFICTION / Girls & Women

Language: English

Keywords: devil, bodies, dead girls, dead women, Mississippi, evil, hate, woods, nighttime, costumes, horrow, abuse

Word Count: 150

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Sample text:

It wasn’t the suspected Indians.

Two young boys were among the first witnesses in Lee County.  Their curiosity and “running wild freedom” resulted in them seeing the Devil several times.  Eventually he takes them too.

The Devil continues his horror and eventually takes 11 dead women and girls.  And he winds up with the 11 plus 3 live children, the 2 boys and an 11 year old girl.

The ending of the story proves that evil existed in Mississippi early in the last century.

The story is told in the language of that era. what the devil meant for evil

Book translation status:

The book is available for translation into any language except those listed below:

Translation in progress. Translated by Patrícia Rondinelli
Already translated. Translated by Cristina López

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