Jeffrey Stuart Kerr

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One evening at supper as I was regaling my family with what I thought was a fascinating historical tidbit, my son threw up his hands and said, "Dad, enough. Write a book!" So I did. I liked the process and wrote another. And another. And another. Help, I'm writing and I can't stop!

My latest effort, The Republic of Jack, is a political satire inspired years ago by an elderly man who approached me after a book talk to say, "Texas has the constitutional right to secede." My own opinion is that this question was forever answered by the bloodiest war in American history, but then I began wondering, what if?

The Republic of Jack is a whimsical imagining of a world in which modern Texas secessionists get their way, only to learn that Aesop was righ
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The Republic of Jack is a whimsical imagining of a world in which modern Texas secessionists get their way, only to learn that Aesop was right so many years when he wrote, "Be careful what you wish for."(less)
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