501 Minutes to Christ

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Old Street Publishing, Dec 1, 2009 - United States - 320 pages
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A unique travel memoir that paints a picture of life on the bottom rung of American society, '501 Minutes to Christ' plumbs the depths of drug addiction, vagrancy and alcoholism.

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User Review  - blake.rosser - LibraryThing

There is something about Ballantine's style that is so honest and refreshing. These essays get repetitive, and tend to blend together, but they are good short examples of the impressive gift that ... Read full review

501 Minutes to Christ: Personal Essays

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Ballantine's second essay collection (afterThings I Like About America ) follows the writer through a series of stubbornly haphazard misadventures to a place of relative stability. Ballantine is never ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Poe Ballantine currently lives in Chadron, Nebraska, and his work has previously appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, The Sun, and The Coal City Review. He won a Best American Short Story award in 1998, as well as garnering numerous Pushcart and O'Henry nominations. His debut book of non-fiction stories, Things I Like About America, was published in 2002.

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