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James Jones and the Handy Writers' Colony

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This story of James Jones and the Handy Colony is a popular account of one of the most unusual writing colonies ever established in the United States.

Between his Army enlistment in 1939 and the wound that sent him to a Memphis hospital in 1943, James Jones suffered the loss of both his mother and his father, a victim of suicide. Psychologically precarious, Jones drank heav
Paperback, 168 pages
Published April 25th 2001 by Southern Illinois University Press
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For those that believe nothing ever happens in Marshall, Illinois should read about the experimental writing colony that existed here from 1943 to 1963.
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