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By James Ward Lee

ISBN-10: 0875655130

ISBN-13: 9780875655130

Set essentially throughout the early Forties, A Texas Jubilee is a suite of brief tales approximately existence in fictional Bodark Springs, Texas. via those tales, writer Jim Lee paints a funny photograph of the politics, friendships, and secrets and techniques which are a part of daily lifestyles during this eccentric little Texas town.
Stories like “Rock-ola” and “Pink-Petticoat” display secrets and techniques and lift questions on some of the town’s extra colourful characters. Will Grady Dell reunite along with his misplaced love, Eva? Is there a connection among Edna Earle Morris’s homicide and her mysterious stopover at from Jesus?
Other tales like “Navy, Blue, and Gold” spotlight the ways in which international struggle II is inflicting lifestyles to alter for everybody within the city. younger Tommy Earl Dell and Fred Hallmark now spend their afternoons observing the photographs of boys from Eastis County at the Gold superstar shelf within the strength company's window, dreaming of the day once they can be sufficiently old to hitch the military. Townspeople now carry their breaths any time John Ed Hallmark, the town’s reliable messenger, drives his “Chariot of dying” up the road to convey the scoop to at least one of his acquaintances brother, son, or husband isn't coming domestic from war.
Although the velocity of existence during this small city is sluggish, there's by no means a lifeless second in A Texas Jubilee. From the 1st to final web page, readers may be consistently entertained through the unique and unforeseen during this inventive choice of stories. A Texas Jubilee includes a preface via Jeff Guinn.

 

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