8 vo, 313 pp. Signed on title page, no inscription. Novel, " An odd collection of gulf coast tavern patrons confront a zany religious sect, a zealous anti-abortionists, and a rogue hitman for the casino mob.". Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Patrons of the Purple Pelican tavern duck bullets and other mayhem inspired by a local cult, anti-abortionists and the casino mob.
About the Author: b. Long Branch, NJ, '41; Attended public schools in Jackson, Miss.; Attended Emory Univ.(Stipes Scholar), Millsaps College (B.A. with Honors, '63), & Univ. of Texas (Woodrow Wilson Fellow, Ph.D, '67). Shoemaker was Prof. of Philosophy, Hendrix College, until '87. His academic specialties have included Ethics, Phil. of Art and Literature, Logic and the History of Philosophy. He has been a visiting scholar at Millsaps Coll., the Univ. of Arkansas, and Vanderbilt Univ. He was a founding member and officer of the Ark. Phil. Assn. and the Ark. Humanities Council. He has participated in community theaters, choruses and art exhibits. Shoemaker is now a Master Gardener, a fisherman, a sometime chef and a full time writer, living in Conway, Arkansas. Publications have included articles and short stories in numerous journals, magazines and newspapers. Books in Print: FALLING IN LOVE WITH WISDOM, (ed, with David Karnos), Oxford U. Press, 1994. POD works available on this site include the novels MIDSTREAM, BALKAN PASSAGE, SOUTHERN BUDDHIST CONVENTION, GRAVITY'S GRAVE, HOLY COW and GETTING BACK, as well as the story collections PHABLES AND PHARABLES and FOR THE CHILDREN. Nonfiction works include BELIEVING THE BELIEVABLE, BEING HUMAN IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM and ALL ABOUT THE ONION FAMILY.
Title: Holy Cow
Publisher: BookSurge Publishing
Publication Date: 2002
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: As New
Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Light shelf wear and minimal interior marks. Bookseller Inventory # G1591092914I3N00