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Harry Crews Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author Crews's Book Reviews

A Feast of Snakes
This is a very dark and unpleasant story of the rural south in the '70s. This is the tale of Joe Lon Mackey, who lives in the town of Mystic, Georgia. A few years earlier, Joe Lon was a football her on the local high school team. Now he's running a liquor store. His high school girlfriend, Berenice Sweet, left for college upon graduation, and it was revealed that, in spite of his successes, Joe Lon hadn't even learned how to read. So his life after hi...
The Mulching of America
Hickem Looney is a traveling sales man for Soaps for Life; he has been working in Miami for the same company for 25 years. Every year Soaps for Life holds a sales contest where the winner receives a Cadillac, a trip to Disney World and $2000. Much to everyone's dismay, the boss, Boss, wins every year. No one has the courage or the ability to outsell him. This year Hickem Looney is determined to win the contest, regardless of the implications. He e...