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Nobody knows how it got this good

Author: Amos J Wright, IV
Publisher: [Livingston, Alabama] : Livingston Press, The University of West Alabama, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amos J Wright, IV
ISBN: 9781604892093 1604892099 1604892080 9781604892086
OCLC Number: 1021214994
Description: 302 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The jaguars of Southtown --
Nobody knows how it got this good --
Settling down in Peckerwood --
Miscreant populations and their effects on Jim Crow methodologies of street paving in the industrial South --
Birmingham Goddamn --
Deepwater horizon --
Tilting at windmills --
Wells Fargo --
Twenty-six people per square mile --
Ave Maria Grotto --
The song of the abyss eater --
The last suppers of violent men executed by the state --
When Christ returns to a slave state --
Down the Black Warrior I sailed to Byzantium --
Last of the old guardsmen --
Long hot summer of 2018.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Amos Jasper Wright IV.
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Great collection of stories!

by AJWrightMLS (WorldCat user published 2018-08-08) Excellent Permalink

I should note that the author is my son, but the collection is a great read about damaged people in a damaged landscape with a damaged past. Oh, and it's often funny!

 

I would like to note his name is "Amos Jasper Wright IV" not "Amos Jasper IV Wright". Too bad this version of...
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