Georgia Under Water: Stories

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Sarabande Books, Dec 13, 2013 - Fiction - 236 pages
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A debut collection of linked stories about an adolescent girl in Florida and her sexual awakening.

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The travails of a poor Florida family, chronicled in a debut collection of interconnected stories.Buck Jackson, a vicious, womanizing alcoholic, beats his cringing wife Mary Carolyn (MC) while their ... Read full review

Georgia under water: stories

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In "It's Water It's Not Going to Kill You," the first story in this eccentric, edgy collection, Georgia Jackson wonders if her parents "might be mental cases." This fretting echoes like a drumbeat in ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Born and raised in Orlando, Florida, Heather Sellers received a Ph.D. in Writing from Florida State University. Her work has appeared in Indiana Review, New Virginia Review, The Hawai'i Review, The Chattahoochee Review, The Women's Review of Books, and Sonora Review. Her story "Fla. Boys" is anthologized in New Stories from the South, 1999: The Year's Best. She received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts in 1999. She currently lives in Holland, Michigan, where she's an associate professor of English at Hope College.

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