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The name of the nearest river
|Series||The Linda Bruckheimer series in Kentucky literature|
|LC Classifications||PS3620.A92 N36 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||184 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||184|
|LC Control Number||2009021447|
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Taylor’s debut collection, The Name of the Nearest River, thwarts any neat categorization. It is realism and tall tale, dirty realism and magical realism, tragedy and comedy.
It is North, South, East, and West, the past and the present, and the borderlands in between. The Name of the Nearest River, Alex Taylor. A resonant debut from an unexpected new voice in southern fiction.
This collection reveals hidden dangers in the coyote-infested fields, rusty riverbeds, and abandoned logging trails of Kentucky, where men take too. Thom wrote: "Themis-Athena wrote: "No, but Ohio is both the name of a state and that of a river." I tried to add Sokolov's other book--The Don Flows Home to the Sea, but it wouldn't come up." That's because it's merged with "Quiet Flows the Don." Are they the same book, or different.
If they're different then the merging should be undone. Eric Hoffer Award in the General Fiction The Thomas & Lillie D. Chaffin Award "Alex Taylor is a fresh new voice, not just in Kentucky, but in American literature."'--Chris Offutt Like a room soaked in the scent of whiskey, perfume, and sweat, Alex Taylor's America is The name of the nearest river book once intoxicating, vulnerable, and full of brawn.
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Former Ole Miss MFA graduate and Kentucky native Alex Taylor’s debut collection The Name of the Nearest River provides a haunting and sometimes comic portrait of rural life, echoing early Cormac McCarthy. As the title story implies, this book is “rough and full of dirty grace,” with broken. Reading rural noir books is a guilty pleasure.
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