Tuscaloosa by W. Glasgow Phillips

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Twenty-two and on the verge of entering high society, college graduate Billy Mitchell finds his plans changing when he falls in love with an inmate with multiple personalities at his father's mental institution. 15,000 first printing.
 

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Published January 1, 1994 by W. Morrow. 190 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Indeed, Billy's utter passivity and baroque, hyper-southern verbal posturing fail to deceive anyone as he delves into the mystery behind his mother's death years ago, when she eloped with Carmen, the family's black maid, and was burned to death in an oil fire on a Texas highway.

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In the early 1970s, a young man falls in love with a patient from his father's mental institution and must decide between her and Tuscaloosa's ``high society.'' (July)

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Now that he's been to college, Billy imagines that he can fathom such life-altering past events, but he's about to be brought rudely to reality--by suspicions of his father's role in his mother's death, by the psychiatric patient who is his girlfriend and by the maid's son Nigel, a young black man.

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