The Calaboose Epistles

The Calaboose Epistles

by R. T. Smith
     
 

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Set in the southern Appalachians, R. T. Smith's third collection of stories also inhabits that allegorical realm where the patterns of human travail are dramatized and played out endlessly. Whether incarcerated in penal institutions or imprisoned by their own obsessions and transgressions, the bear hunters, cockfighters, con artists, ginseng diggers and school… See more details below

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Set in the southern Appalachians, R. T. Smith's third collection of stories also inhabits that allegorical realm where the patterns of human travail are dramatized and played out endlessly. Whether incarcerated in penal institutions or imprisoned by their own obsessions and transgressions, the bear hunters, cockfighters, con artists, ginseng diggers and school teachers of these inventive narratives demonstrate that tragedy, comedy and travesty are seldom as distinct as we want to believe.

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ISBN-13:
9781604542097
Publisher:
Iris Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/31/2009
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)

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