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Joe Formichella is the prize-winning author of two novels, Waffle House Rules and The Wreck of the Twilight Limited. He has written three books of nonfiction: Murder Creek, Staying Ahead of the Posse, and Here’s to You, Jackie Robinson, which captures the history of the Pritchard Mohawks of the Negro Baseball League and was accepted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Joe edited The Shoe Burnin’ and is currently editing The Salvage Man, written by Kurt Meyer. Known for his constant support and nurturing of new writers, Joe lives on Waterhole Branch, a retreat and inspiration for writers, musicians, and visual artists on Fish River near Mobile Bay, Alabama.


That was the rallying cry of outraged librarians during World War II when it became known the Nazis had banned or burned millions upon millions of books. They organized book fairs to collect donated books to send to the GIs fighting on the continent, “arming” their minds with better ideas. Maybe you heard the story on NPR last week. Not too many of the books were what you’d call scintillating,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 13:51
Average rating: 4.24 · 87 ratings · 7 reviews · 11 distinct works · Similar authors
The Shoe Burnin': Stories o...
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Murder Creek: The 'Unfortun...
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Here's to You Jackie Robins...
4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2008
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Waffle House Rules
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Heres to You, Jackie Robinson
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