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Fugitives of the Heart|William Gay
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In this, William Gay's last posthumous novel, we have his homage to Twain's Huckleberry Finn. Set in post-World War II Tennessee, in Gay's familiar "Harrikan" area. Marion Yates is a teenager recently orphaned when his notoriously licentious mother dies. When Yates eyes a pocketknife at the local grocery-hardware store, he is befriended by Black Crowe, who buys the knife for him. Yates in turn nurses Crowe through a work explosion, and the two form a seemingly lasting friendship. Yates falls in love, of course, and of course the love is thwarted. First love, racism, and betrayal-these are all topped with Gay's signature wry humor in his signature Tennessee fictional setting. Gay again proves himself a master of prose.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781604892734
  • ISBN-10: 1604892730
  • Publisher: Livingston Press at the University of West Al
  • Publish Date: June 2021
  • Dimensions: 8.6 x 5.5 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Page Count: 252