Download e-book for iPad: 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 basically throughout the early Forties, A Texas Jubilee is a suite of brief tales approximately existence in fictional Bodark Springs, Texas. via those tales, writer Jim Lee paints a funny photo of the politics, friendships, and secrets and techniques which are a part of day by day existence during this eccentric little Texas town.
Stories like “Rock-ola” and “Pink-Petticoat” exhibit 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 warfare II is inflicting existence to alter for everybody within the city. younger Tommy Earl Dell and Fred Hallmark now spend their afternoons gazing the photographs of boys from Eastis County at the Gold superstar shelf within the energy company's window, dreaming of the day once they could be sufficiently old to affix the military. Townspeople now carry their breaths any time John Ed Hallmark, the town’s professional messenger, drives his “Chariot of demise” up the road to bring the inside track to 1 of his acquaintances brother, son, or husband isn't really coming domestic from war.
Although the velocity of existence 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 might be regularly entertained via the unique and unforeseen during this innovative choice of stories. A Texas Jubilee includes a preface by means of Jeff Guinn.

 

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