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The Other Side of What

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Is life determined by fate or by coincidence? Matthew soon finds out as he embarks on a new journey by moving to Memphis and leaving his small town home just to the north. Choosing to hide his past, he soon forms bonds with an overly dramatic Mississippi boy named Jacob and a passionate art dealer named Zo?. While discovering himself in a local club called Red Square but a ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published May 28th 2003 by Xlibris Corporation
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Aria Grace
Mar 05, 2013 Aria Grace rated it really liked it
Interesting look at a vulnerable man living in the big city. ;-) He has demons that he hides but they all come back to haunt him. I enjoyed it a lot. I could have used a bit more spice...but I liked it.
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Aug 01, 2010 Mark rated it liked it
Shannon Yarbrough’s first novel The Other Side of What, a languid coming-of-age story with vivid characters and memorable descriptions of its Memphis setting, mimics the process of growing up that it describes, becoming more confident as its story progresses. Ultimately, though, like its narrator, it clings to a naivete that doesn’t quite allow it to mature.

The novel begins as the gay narrator Matthew moves from a small Tennessee backwater to Memphis, the metropolis of his youth, and his search
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I was born and raised in Dyersburg, TN, lived in Memphis for six years, and currently live in St. Louis, Missouri. The south has a huge influence on my writing. I am the author of three books: The Other Side of What (published in 2003), Stealing Wishes (published in 2008), and Are You Sitting Down? (published in 2010). I love to read. Also love to write poetry. Other hobbies include painting, gard ...more
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