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Why I Lie: Stories

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Why I Lietells the painful and hilarious story of a down home Arkansas boy's efforts to make good. Jack Smith, the protagonist of this story cycle, is an unwilling ne'er-do-well, from "people who ate roadkill, whose hearts got broken early on and stayed that way," for whom "being poor was a way of thinking, a mindset you couldn't outrun with a suitcase full of money." The ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published August 1st 2002 by University of Nevada Press (first published 2002)
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