Lee Goodwin

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In Sanctuary Lee Goodwin's career as a soldier included service along the Mexican border and in the Philippines as a cavalry sergeant and, after doing time in Leavenworth for killing another soldier, as an infantry private in World War I. Sometime before the novel begins he has somehow made his way to Frenchman's Bend, where he lives in the Old Frenchman place with Ruby Lamar and their sickly infant, and earns his living making whiskey which he sells to locals and to the speakeasies of Memphis. When he is mentioned again in Requiem for a Nun he is referred to only as the "moonshiner" who lives at the scene of the murder and kidnapping (108) and as the falsely accused "man" whose life Temple "swears away" (101).