Set in the gritty blue-collar neighborhood of God's Pocket, a man's crazy stepson is killed in a construction "accident" and the man quickly tries to bury the bad news with the body. But when a local columnist comes sniffing around for the truth, things go from bad to worse. The man finds himself stuck in a life and death struggle between a body he can’t bury, a wife he can’t please and a debt he can’t pay. modified plot formulation from deadline.com
- Based on the novel by Pete Dexter.