Alex Taylor Is A Fresh New Voice, Not Just In Kentucky, But In American Literature Chris OffuttLike A Room Soaked In The Scent Of Whiskey, Perfume, And Sweat, Alex Taylor S America Is At Once Intoxicating, Vulnerable, And Full Of Brawn These Stories Reveal The Hidden Dangers In The Coyote Infested Fields, Rusty Riverbeds, And Abandoned Logging Trails Of Kentucky There We Find Tactile, Misbegotten Characters, Desperate For The Solace Found In Love, Revenge, Or Just Enough Coal To Keep An Elderly Woman S Stove Burning A Few Nights Echoing Flannery O Connor And William Faulkner, Taylor Manages Fervor As Well As Humor In These Dusky, Shotgun Plots, Where In One Story, A Man Spends Seven Days In A Jon Boat With His Fiddle And A Polaroid Camera, Determined To Enact Vengeance On The Water Logged Body Of A Used Car Salesman And In Another, A Demolition Derby Enthusiast Nicknamed Wife Watches His Two Wild, Burning Love Interests Duke It Out, Only To Determine He Would Rather Be Left Alone Entirely Together, These Stories Present A Resonant Debut Collection From An Unexpected New Voice In Southern Fiction.Alex Taylor Has Worked As A Day Laborer On Tobacco Farms, As A Car Detailer At A Used Automotive Lot, As A Sorghum Peddler, As A Tender Of Suburban Lawns, At Various Fast Food Chains, And At A Cigarette Lighter Factory He Holds An MFA From The University Of Mississippi And Now Teaches At Western Kentucky University He Lives In Rosine, Kentucky.
Librarian Note There is than one author in the GoodReads database with this name This is Alex Taylor, where space. 9 spaces Alex Taylor lives in Rosine, Kentucky He has worked as a day laborer on tobacco farms, as a car detailer at a used automotive lot, as a sorghum peddler, at various fast food chains, as a tender of suburban lawns, and at a cigarette lighter factory He holds
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- The Name of the Nearest River
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- 27 September 2018 Alex Taylor