Rodney Jones's Village Prodigies PDF

By Rodney Jones

ISBN-10: 0544960106

ISBN-13: 9780544960107

“A novel in language as dense and plush and gorgeous as poetry . . . [or] a publication of poetry with the bright characters and the narrative strength of a unique? no matter what you care to name it, it’s a amazing achievement.” — Richard Russo, Pulitzer Prize–winning writer of Empire Falls
Village Prodigies imagines the city of chilly Springs, Alabama, from 1950 to 2015 and unfurls its narrative achieve as six boys—prodigies and swains—grow up and depart the familiarity of domestic and the agricultural South.

but all prodigies, all stories, all tales unavoidably loop again. via a multiplicity of issues of view and cutting edge types, Rodney Jones performs with the contradictions in our adventure of time, developing portals in which we trip among moments and characters, from the internal brain to the main external speech, from delusions to rational inspiration. We event Alzheimer’s and its impact on relatives, hearken to family members lore and skim family members fb posts, relive conflict, and revive half-forgotten folktales and games. during this deep exam of non-public and communal reminiscence, Jones blurs the traces among analog and electronic, poetry and prose.


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