Download e-book for iPad: A Texas Jubilee: Thirteen Stories from the Lone Star State by James Ward Lee

By James Ward Lee

Set essentially in the course of the early Forties, A Texas Jubilee is a set of brief tales approximately existence in fictional Bodark Springs, Texas. via those tales, writer Jim Lee paints a funny photo of the politics, friendships, and secrets and techniques which are a part of daily lifestyles during this eccentric little Texas town.
Stories like “Rock-ola” and “Pink-Petticoat” show secrets and techniques and lift questions on some of the town’s extra colourful characters. Will Grady Dell reunite together with his misplaced love, Eva? Is there a connection among Edna Earle Morris’s homicide and her mysterious stopover at from Jesus?
Other tales like “Navy, Blue, and Gold” spotlight the ways in which global battle II is inflicting existence to alter for everybody within the city. younger Tommy Earl Dell and Fred Hallmark now spend their afternoons looking at the photographs of boys from Eastis County at the Gold megastar shelf within the energy company's window, dreaming of the day after they could be the right age to hitch the military. Townspeople now carry their breaths any time John Ed Hallmark, the town’s legitimate messenger, drives his “Chariot of demise” up the road to convey the scoop to at least one of his acquaintances brother, son, or husband isn't really coming domestic from war.
Although the velocity of existence during this small city is sluggish, there's by no means a lifeless second in A Texas Jubilee. From the 1st to final web page, readers should be continually entertained by way of the unique and unforeseen during this inventive choice of stories. A Texas Jubilee includes a preface via Jeff Guinn.

 

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