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Author: Barb Johnson
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The lives of four unlikely friends intersect on the backstreets of New Orleans. Living amid poverty and violence, these fragile heroes of the American underclass redefine our notions of family, redemption, and love."--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barb Johnson
ISBN: 9780061732270 0061732273
OCLC Number: 310399150
Awards: Stonewall Book Award-Barbara Gittings Literature Award, 2011.
Description: 188, 12 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: More of this world or maybe another --
Keeping her difficult balance --
If the Holy Spirit comes for you --
Issue is --
Titty baby --
Killer heart --
What was left --
The invitation --
St. Luis of Palmyra.
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What a pitch-perfect, utterly original, dazzlingly flexible narrative voice Barb Johnson has. Her collection of gritty, sad, funny stories from the Gulf Coast . . . is a truly exciting debut.--Robert  Read more...

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"By the time we'd read the opening of "Killer Heart," we knew Barb Johnson would deliver something special. Her fiction is expertly crafted, nimble, full-hearted and affecting. It was a thrill to Read more...

 
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