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John Pritchard

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Born in 1938, John Pritchard grew up in the Mississippi Delta, a place so peculiar that it may have forced him to write. He lives in Memphis, Tennessee, where he has taught college English, written jingles, and worked in advertising and PR. In the 1960s, Pritchard worked as a copyboy and then as a news clerk for the New York Times. In the 1970s, he wrote lyrics on Music Row in Nashville, where his songs were recorded by some of the major labels: Warner Bros., RCA, and A&M. The author has also worked as a deputy sheriff. Barnes and Noble named his Junior Ray one of their Top Ten Sensational Debut Novels for 2005. It was followed in 2008 by a sequel, The Yazoo Blues, and now in 2013, by Sailing to Alluvium. A fourth installment, The Quitm...more


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“Mississippi used to be able to do whatever it wanted to do, until the United States found out about it. And now that Mississippi has become part of the United States, things ain’t the same. Well, it’s become partially part of it, anyway. Which is sayin’ a lot, because, when I was a boy, wuddn none of it in America.”
John Pritchard, Junior Ray

“I shall know my home by its indelible mark upon my longing, for it is the longing that is the plate on which the image is etched in distant light, where there are no angels, only the angelic.”
John Pritchard, Junior Ray

“If Moses had come through Meffis on his way to the fukkin Promised Land, them Israelites woulda been sayin’ stuff like, “Screw a buncha manna, muthafukka. Han’ me a ’cue!”
John Pritchard, Junior Ray

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