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Arkansas (McSweeney's Rectangulars)

Brandon, John

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ISBN 10: 1932416900 / ISBN 13: 9781932416909
Published by McSweeney's, 2008
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Signed. First Edition. Signed first edition. Near fine. Corners and top of spine bumped. Band on rear cover has some creasing and a small tear. Though not marked, from the collection of Mel Waggoner, host of the public radio program "Profiles" which interviewed authors. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000086426

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Title: Arkansas (McSweeney's Rectangulars)

Publisher: McSweeney's

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Arkansas is a biting first novel full of wet T-shirt contests, illicit drugs, and cross-country road trips. There are the days: the dappled grounds, the aimless yardwork, the hours in the booth giving directions to families in SUVs. And then there are the nights: crisscrossing the South with illicit goods, the shifty deals in dingy trailers, the vague orders from a boss they've never met. Before Kyle and Swin can recognize how close to paradise they are in this neglected state park in southern Arkansas, the lazy peace is shattered with a shot. Night blends into day. Dead bodies. Crooked superiors. Suspicious associates. It's on-the-job training, with no time for slow learning, bad judgment, or foul luck.

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John Brandon was raised on the Gulf Coast of Florida, and now lives in Tennessee. He has worked at a lumber mill, a windshield warehouse, a Coca-Cola distributor, and several small factories that produce goods made of rubber and plastic.

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