Cities of Men

Cities of Men

by William Jensen

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ISBN-13: 9781683366669
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 05/23/2017
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Nominated for two Pushcart Prizes, William Jensen is the editor of Southwestern American Literature and Texas Books in Review. His short fiction has appeared in journals such as The New Plains Review, The Texas Review, Stoneboat, and various other journals. Mr. Jensen, who grew up in southern California and central Arizona, lives in the Texas hill country and teaches English and Southwestern studies at Texas State University, from which he obtained his MFA degree. While obtaining his MFA he studied under Robert Stone and Tim O'Brien.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"Cities of Men" is about childhood, but not for kids. Jensen's writing is strong and sensitive. The story is original and pulls you along with the thread of mystery surrounding Cooper's mom's disappearance. The novel returns readers to that time when much of the adult world was a yet-to-be-discovered mystery, and the shock that our parents are people; they come with their own baggage that mixes into our own. Raw, real, and suspenseful, "Cities of Men" explores the burden of family history and depicts a kid's first crack at making peace with that history, or else raising hell over it.