here is what is at beginning of book.....
INTRUDER IN THE DUST WILLIAM FAULKNER THE MODERN LIBRARY New YorkCopyright, 1948, By Random House, Inc. MODERN LIBRARY is published by RANDOM HOUSE. INC.
INTRUDER IN THE DUST
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IT WAS JUST NOON that Sunday morning when the sheriff reached the jail with Lucas Beauchamp though the whole town (the whole county too for that matter) had known since the night before that Lucas had killed a white man.
He was there, waiting. He was the first one, standing lounging trying to look occupied or at least innocent, under the shed in front of the closed blacksmith's shop across the street from the jail where his uncle would be less likely to see