Mississippi Noir

Mississippi Noir

by Tom Franklin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617754609
Publisher: Akashic Books
Publication date: 07/11/2016
Series: Akashic Noir Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 270,509
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Tom Franklin is the author of Poachers: Stories and three novels, Hell at the Breech, Smonk, and Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller, the Willie Morris Prize in Southern Fiction, and the UK's Gold Dagger Award for Best Novel. His latest novel, The Tilted World, was cowritten with his wife, Beth Ann Fennelly. They live in Oxford, Mississippi, where they teach in the University of Mississippi's MFA program.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part I: Conquest&Revenge

“Combustible” by Ace Atkins (Paris)

“Lord of Madison County” by Jimmy Cajoleas (Madison)

“Losing Her Religion” by RaShell R. Smith-Spears (Jackson)

“Most Things Haven’t Worked Out” by William Boyle (Holly Springs)

Part II: Wayward Youth

“Uphill” by Mary Miller (Biloxi)

“Boy and Girl Games Like Coupling” by Jamie Paige (Lauderdale County)

“Oxford Girl” by Megan Abbott (Oxford)

“Digits” by Michael Kardos (Winston County)

Part III: Bloodlines

“Moonface” by Andrew Paul (Thief)

“God’s Gonna Trouble the Water” by Dominiqua Dickey (Grenada)

“My Dear, My One True Love” by Lee Durkee (Gulfport)

“Hero” by Michael Farris Smith (Magnolia)

Part IV: Skipping Town

“Pit Stop” by John M. Floyd (State Highway 25)

“Anglers of the Keep” by Robert Busby (Olive Branch)

“Jerry Lewis” by Jack Pendarvis (Yoknapatawpha County)

“Cheap Suitcase and a New Town” by Chris Offutt (Lucedale)

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