By Jennifer Reese
Updated January 15, 2008 05:00 AM
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Castle Freeman Jr.’s Go With Me is quite a spiffy little yarn, loose and funny and, at a few key junctures, righteously bloody. In a Vermont logging town, a young woman recruits a muscle-bound kid and a wily old man to help her track down the vicious former cop who’s been stalking her. Over a day, their travels lead from a hot-sheet motel to a hardcore bar to the forest primeval, while a chorus of beer-drinking locals comment on the action. The book takes just a few hours to read — about the running time of the swell indie movie someone should make from this offbeat charmer. A-