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Incomplete Works is a comedy about a young urban snob who is forced to attend a vocational college in Wyoming.
Kindle Edition, 142 pages
Published August 28th 2013
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James
Dec 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
INCOMPLETE WORKS by Noah Goats is the hilarious record of an over-educated, under-motivated young man’s attempts to deliberately not fit in at a rural agricultural college to which his parents have sent him, in order to, I assume, give him a taste of the real world, or just as likely, get him comfortably out of their hair.

Think Ignatius Reilly writing to Phoebe Caulfield for the tenor of the novel and you’ll be ready to enter into the wacky adventures of one Mr. Thornton Mordecai Lathrop,
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Kim Lockhart
Jun 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This was such a fun read, and at 177 pages, anyone can fit this slim volume into a lazy afternoon. Incomplete Works is a perfect title. It's all of us. We are all incomplete works, and everything we do, have done, and will do, is incomplete, because we can't see anything other than the vague arc of our own developing memoirs in progress. Noah Goats keeps his character list compact, for greater impact, and he crafts perfectly sized mini subplots into the narrative. An example is one character's ...more
S.D. Curran
Oct 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I am not a fan of incomplete works because they feel incomplete, but this book was amazing. Typically, indie author books are reserved for bedside reading material because they have a tendency to lull one to sleep. This does not mean, of course, that all indie books are like this: some exceptions by famous authors are: The U.S.: I’m Gonna Screw it Up and You Can, Too! by Trump D., Rewriting History by Hillary Clinton, The Futility of Hope by Barack Obama, and Confessions of a War-Monger by ...more
Mark
Nov 02, 2019 rated it really liked it
A Unique Tale

Incomplete Works is a good example of the value indie authors bring to the reading public. An imperfect tale, but one that is told in such a unique way that you have to keep reading to see where it ends.
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Noah Goats is an office drone who writes in his spare time. He's married and has four kids. Now that he has them, four seems like kind of a lot. He also has a big white dog that looks like a wolf and wants to run away to live with the coyotes who populate the mountains near Goats's house. There is a cat named Remi skulking around the family home as well.

Goats has been writing for fun and no profit
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