Scissors, Paper, Rock

Scissors, Paper, Rock


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Along with his siblings, Raphael Hardin left his childhood home in rural Kentucky. Grappling with an AIDS diagnosis, he returns to care for his dying father. Told from the perspectives of Raphael, his family, and their lifelong neighbor, Fenton Johnson's landmark novel reveals the blood struggles and binding loves of a broken family made whole.

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ISBN-13: 9780813166568
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication date: 02/09/2016
Series: Kentucky Voices
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 274
Sales rank: 787,355
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Fenton Johnson is the author of award-winning fiction and literary nonfiction, including the novels Crossing the River and The Man Who Loved Birds, as well as Keeping Faith: A Skeptic's Journey among Christian and Buddhist Monks and Geography of the Heart: A Memoir. He is associate professor of creative writing at the University of Arizona and teaches in the MFA program at Spalding University in Louisville.

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