Stanky Swims Upstream: But Not to Spawnby Jim Miotke
Jeff Stanky's career is dead. He's tossed out of his office by Gunny, an ex-Marine security guard. His wife Sheila, loves Atlanta, but Jeff can't stay. After his Boston interview, Sheila is gone with their
Stanky is fired, his wife, and her lover, run away with his life savings. He's car-jacked, beaten into amnesia, homeless, but his jock itch has improved.
Jeff Stanky's career is dead. He's tossed out of his office by Gunny, an ex-Marine security guard. His wife Sheila, loves Atlanta, but Jeff can't stay. After his Boston interview, Sheila is gone with their life savings and her lover. Black-balled in his field, he gives away his house, and points his BMW toward Key West. He is car-jacked in Valdosta, Georgia, robbed, and beaten into temporary amnesia. Escaping the care of a gay Valdosta doctor, he does manual labor, until his memory returns. He continues south to Orlando. He meets Joshua, a zealot hauling an eight-foot wooden cross to Elvis's grave. Taking Joshua's trailer-park handyman job, he romances the park's divorcee owner. Later, he rescues an elderly Greek woman from a mugger. He's adopted by the Mafia-type Greek family. Although fearing her three brothers, he falls in love with the virginal daughter. Sheila returns with a new lover to hunt down Jeff for more cash. Gunny learns that Jeff killed his brother. He attacks and rapes Sheila. She plans revenge on Gunny, and hunts down Jeff. Gunny follows, feeling Jeff must die. Blood will flow. Jeff would run, but learns he is soon to be a father.
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