Never die

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Houghton Mifflin/Seymour Lawrence, 1991 - Fiction - 152 pages
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Classic Hannah, this novel is an outrageous, dark comedy featuring gays, money, the West, the South, and most of modern America, all in a corrupt 1910 frontier town. Larry McMurtry says, "Barry Hannah is the best fiction writer in the South since Flannery O'Connor".

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We are in the corrupt Western town of Nitburg at the turn of the century. The town and its people are in the last, desperate throws of a dying past and a murderous future. What "never dies'' in Hannah ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
4
Section 2
13
Section 3
21
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Barry Hannah was born in Meridian, Mississippi on April 23, 1942. He received a bachelor of arts degree from Mississippi College in Clinton in 1964 and a master of arts in creative writing from the University of Arkansas. He taught writing at the University of Mississippi for over 25 years. He also worked as writer in residence at the University of Iowa, the University of Montana-Missoula and Middlebury College in Vermont. During his lifetime he wrote eight novels and five short story collections including Airships (1978), Ray (1980), Never Die (1991), Bats Out of Hell (1993), High Lonesome (1996), and Yonder Stands Your Orphan (2001). His first novel, Geronimo Rex, was published in 1972 and received the William Faulkner prize for writing. In 2003, he was given the PEN/Malamud Award. He died of natural causes on March 1, 2010 at the age of 67.

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