What Will You Do for an Encore? and Other Stories

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Mercer University Press, 1996 - Fiction - 148 pages
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Contents

What Will You Do for an Encore?
1
The Square
7
Louella and Mr Kelly
13
Change of Life
19
Raining Cotton
25
The Clothesline
33
The Living Room
43
The Time the Bank Failed
49
Feeding the Stock
87
Brutally Massacred by Indians
91
Over the Mountains
97
The Maxwell Girls
103
A Sweet Touch
111
What Papa Said or Sleeping under Two Blankets Every Night
119
As Clean as the Ten Commandments
125
For the Prestige
129

The Methodist Church the Democratic Party and the St Louis Cardinals
57
The Legacy
65
Seven Silver Dollars
73
What Have They Done?
79
New Years Eve
135
The Lock Box
145
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Page 8 - Moreover, I, on my side, require of every writer, first or last, a simple and sincere account of his own life, and not merely what he has heard of other men's lives ; some such account as he would send to his kindred from a distant land for ;f he has lived sincerely, it * must have been in a distant land to me.
Page 7 - He listened in reverent silence now to the priest's appeal and through the words he heard even more distinctly a voice bidding him approach, offering him secret knowledge and secret power. He would know then what was the sin of Simon Magus and what the sin against the Holy Ghost for which there was no forgiveness.

About the author (1996)

Drake has taught writing at St. John's College and The American University

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