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The Sharpshooter Blues

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Published by Algonquin Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General

  • Edition Notes

    Front Porch Paperbacks

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8664159M
    ISBN 101565121821
    ISBN 109781565121829


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Simply written, yet rich and colorful. You will laugh and cry at the same time/5(14). ALA Notable Book; Mississippi Arts and Letters Fiction Award. Lewis Nordan's remarkable third novel, THE SHARPSHOOTER BLUES, is in part a meditation on America's love affair with blue-steel barrels and soft-tip bullets, and in part a look at the violence and loss that ensue when the guns come out to play one day in a small town/5(5).

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ALA Notable Book; Mississippi Arts and Letters Fiction Award. Lewis Nordan's remarkable third novel, THE SHARPSHOOTER BLUES, is in part a meditation on America's love affair with blue-steel barrels and soft-tip bullets, and in part a look at the violence and loss that ensue when the guns come out to play one day in a small town.

Hydro and his best friend, the comic-book loving Louis, are the only ones there. When the young couple, a Bonnie-and-Clyde-type duo, try to rob the store, bullets fly and tragedy comes to Arrow Catcher.

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ALA Notable Book; Mississippi Arts and Letters Fiction Award. Lewis Nordan's remarkable third novel, THE SHARPSHOOTER BLUES, is in part a meditation on America's love affair with blue-steel barrels and soft-tip bullets, and in part a look at the violence and loss that ensue when the guns come out to play one day in a small town.

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ALA Notable Book; Mississippi Arts and Letters Fiction Award. Lewis Nordan's remarkable third novel, THE SHARPSHOOTER BLUES, is in part a meditation on America's love affair with blue-steel barrels and soft-tip bullets, and in part a look at the violence and loss that ensue when the guns come out to play one day in a small : Algonquin Books.

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Chapel Hill: Algonquin, First edition - Novel set in the Mississippi Delta town of Arrow Catcher. One reviewer described Nordan's funny and tender books as 'if the worlds of William Faulkner and James Thurber had collided.' This edition is described on the cover as a "presentation set of folded and gathered sheets.

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