A short story from James Lee Burke's story collection, Jesus Out to Sea. Burke is one of the country's most acclaimed and popular novelists. He elegantly marries his flair for gripping storytelling with an urbane writing style and complex, fascinating character portraits. The backdrop of the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast proves to be a versatile setting for Burke's stories, which cover the scope of the human experience, from love and sex to domestic abuse, to war and death and friendship.
"Burke demonstrates impressive range, sensitivity and polish in these smaller-scale gems." (Publisher's Weekly)
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More 'Texas City' was in the title than the story.
This was an insightful listen regarding hard times and hardships from which period in American history my father had conveyed much to me. He lost his brother to the
Yes, great character development within a compact space.
This story would make a good movie. I don' know any current child actor names...Fred Savage would have been a good fit back in the day for the central character.
- Jeff O.