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Carl Purdon lives in Pontotoc, Mississippi with his wife and two of their four children. Pontotoc is halfway between Tupelo, which is the birthplace of Elvis, and Oxford, which was the home of William Faulkner. Since he can’t sing, he writes. Since he’s not an expert on anything in particular, he writes fiction. In February 2012 he released his debut novel, THE NIGHT TRAIN. In June 2013 he released his second novel, NORTON ROAD.


I was looking through a box of old pictures and ran across an old selfie I took circa 1993. You can't tell from the picture, but I was actually riding my motorcycle along a highway somewhere in Ohio. Ohio is one of the few states which still doesn't have a helmet law.

Distracted driving? Yes. Do I recommend anyone else doing it? No, of course not. It was incredibly stupid, especially given the... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.69 · 39 ratings · 8 reviews · 9 distinct works · Similar authors
The Night Train
4.65 of 5 stars 4.65 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Collected Stories and Poems
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2012
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Norton Road
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Them
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2011
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The Scented Scarf
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Heroin Zombies
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The Street Sweeper
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A Hanging
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