The Member-Guest by Clint McCown

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A series of interconnected short stories is set in a tiny middle-American town during a country club's annual golf tournament and recounts the experiences of the town members as they struggle with lost dreams, divorce, careers, and more. Tour.
 

About Clint McCown

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Clint McCown was born in Fayetteville, Tennessee and spent most of his youth in Birmingham, Alabama during the racial conflicts of the early 1960's. Before turning to fiction, he worked as a journalist in Montgomery, Alabama, earning an Associated Press Award for Documentary Excellence for his investigations of organized crime and corruption in Alabama politics. He has twice won the American Fiction Prize. His novel, The Member-Guest, received the Society of Midland Authors Award; his novel, War Memorials, was designated for Outstanding Achievement in Literature by the Wisconsin Library Association. His short stories and poems have appeared widely, and he has published two books of verse. He teaches in the creative writing program at Virginia Commonwealth University . In 2008, he published Dead Languages, a book of poems.
 
Published February 1, 1995 by Doubleday. 242 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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