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Maggie Boylan

Author: Mike Henson
Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Swallow Press, [2018] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : First Swallow Press / Ohio University Press editionView all editions and formats
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Set in Appalachian Ohio amid an epidemic of prescription opiate abuse, Michael Henson's linked collection tells of a woman's search for her own peculiar kind of redemption, and brings the novel-in-stories form to new heights. Maggie Boylan is an addict, thief, liar, and hustler. But she is also a woman of deep compassion and resilience.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Short stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Henson, Mike, author.
Maggie Boylan.
(DLC) 2017959230
(OCoLC)1005892691
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Henson
ISBN: 9780804040914 0804040915
OCLC Number: 1028637730
Notes: First published in 2015 as The way the world is.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Maggie Boylan --
Black Friday --
The way the world is --
Timothy Weatherstone --
Liars --
All this craziness --
Probation --
The girl who spoke foreign --
Acceptance is the answer --
Pillhead Hill.
Other Titles: Way the world is
Responsibility: Michael Henson.

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Set in rural America amid an epidemic of opiate abuse, this collection of stories tells of a woman's search for her own peculiar kind of redemption. Addict, thief, and liar, Maggie Boylan is queen of  Read more...

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