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Why Dogs Chase Cars

Tales of a Beleaguered Boyhood

Why Dogs Chase Cars( )
Author: Singleton, George
Publication Date:Sep 2004
Publisher:Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Imprint:Shannon Ravenel Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $12.95
Book Description:

As a boy growing up in the tiny backwater town of Forty-Five, South Carolina, all Mendal Dawes wants is out. It's not just his hometown that's hopeless. Mendal's father is just as bad. He buries stuff in the backyard--fake toxic barrels, imitation Burma Shave signs (Bird on a Wire, Bird on a Perch, Fly toward Heaven, First Baptist Church), yardstick collections. He calls Mendal "Fuzznuts." He makes him recite Marx and Durkheim daily and take terrible unpaid jobs helping out at nursing...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Short Stories (Single Author)
Fiction / Southern
Fiction / Humorous / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 7 x 0.88 Inches
Book Weight:0.69 Pounds

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