South, America: A Jack Prine Novel

South, America: A Jack Prine Novel

by Rod Davis

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BN ID: 2940149166459
Publisher: NewSouth, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/26/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 258
File size: 979 KB

About the Author

Rod Davis is the recipient of the inaugural Fiction Award of the PEN/Southwest Book Awards in 2005 for Corina�s Way, described by Kirkus Reviews as �a spicy bouillabaisse, New Orleans-set, in the tradition of Flannery O�Connor or John Kennedy Toole: a welcome romp, told with traditional Southern charm.� He also is author of American Voudou: Journey into a Hidden World, selected as one of the �Exceptional Books of 1998� by Bookman Book Review Syndicate. A six-part series on the Texas-Mexico border, �A Rio Runs Through It,� appears in Best American Travel Writing 2002. His PEN/Texas-award-winning essay, �The Fate of the Texas Writer,� is included in Fifty Years of the Texas Observer and his Texas Monthly story, �Wal-marts Across Texas,� is excerpted in True Stories by David Byrne. Davis has received numerous awards as a magazine editor and writer. He earned an M.A. in Government at Louisiana State University and studied at the University of Virginia before joining the Army in 1970, serving as a first lieutenant in South Korea. He lives in Texas.

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