Land O'Goshen by Charles McNair

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Part romance, part adventure yarn, part horror story, a novel about a boy and his friend growing up in a mythical Southern town draws on the most fantastic elements in the tradition of the Southern novel.

About Charles McNair

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Charles McNair, a native of Alabama, published his first novel, Land O Goshen, to critical acclaim and a Pulitzer Prize nomination in 1994. He currently lives in Atlanta and makes a living as a freelance writer and communication consultant to major corporations. He has served as Books Editor at Paste Magazine since 2005, and he routinely publishes essays, reviews, and articles in national and international publications. He reviews regularly on Atlanta radio station WMLB 1690 AM, and he conducts "How to Tell a Better Story" workshops nationally for corporations, businesses, and universities. Most recently he is the author of PICKETT'S CHARGE (Livingston Press, 2013), and his third novel, The Epicureans, is in the works.
Published December 1, 1994 by St Martins Pr. 264 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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If Faulkner had tried his hand at science fiction, the result might have sounded much like this energetic first novel. The unlikely futuristic setting is backwoods Alabama at a time when the country i

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