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The man who loved birds : a novel

Author: Fenton Johnson
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2016]
Series: Kentucky voices.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Inspired by the 1971 real-life murder of a Kentucky renegade by the Kentucky State police, this haunting fable explores the eternal conflicts between free will and destiny, politics and nature, the power of law and the power of love.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fenton Johnson
ISBN: 9780813166599 0813166594
OCLC Number: 921864192
Description: 318 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Kentucky voices.
Responsibility: Fenton Johnson.

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Inspired by the real-life state police kidnapping and murder of a legendary storyteller and petty criminal, The Man Who Loved Birds engages pressing contemporary issues through a timeless narrative  Read more...

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