Download e-book for kindle: A Texas Jubilee: Thirteen Stories from the Lone Star State by James Ward Lee

By James Ward Lee

ISBN-10: 0875655130

ISBN-13: 9780875655130

Set essentially through the early Forties, A Texas Jubilee is a suite of brief tales approximately lifestyles in fictional Bodark Springs, Texas. via those tales, writer Jim Lee paints a funny photograph of the politics, friendships, and secrets and techniques which are a part of daily lifestyles during this eccentric little Texas town.
Stories like “Rock-ola” and “Pink-Petticoat” display secrets and techniques and lift questions about the various town’s extra colourful characters. Will Grady Dell reunite together with his misplaced love, Eva? Is there a connection among Edna Earle Morris’s homicide and her mysterious stopover at from Jesus?
Other tales like “Navy, Blue, and Gold” spotlight the ways in which global battle II is inflicting lifestyles to alter for everybody within the city. younger Tommy Earl Dell and Fred Hallmark now spend their afternoons observing the images of boys from Eastis County at the Gold superstar shelf within the energy company's window, dreaming of the day once they might be sufficiently old to affix the military. Townspeople now carry their breaths any time John Ed Hallmark, the town’s authentic messenger, drives his “Chariot of dying” up the road to convey the inside track to 1 of his friends brother, son, or husband isn't really coming domestic from war.
Although the speed of lifestyles during this small city is gradual, there's by no means a lifeless second in A Texas Jubilee. From the 1st to final web page, readers may be regularly entertained through the unique and unforeseen during this innovative selection of stories. A Texas Jubilee includes a preface via Jeff Guinn.

 

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