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Why They Killed Big Boy: And Other Stories

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A collection of previously published essays and humor on subjects including gun-toting country music stars, the iconography of Big Things, hair loss, backpacking and firefighting in Central America, and a traveling butcher.

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Mike Perry was raised on a small farm in northwestern Wisconsin, where he remains a resident of the small town of New Auburn. His work
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Paperback, 93 pages
Published November 1st 1996 by Whistlers & Jugglers Press
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This is one of the few times that I wish there were 1/2 stars, because this isn't Perry's very best work (heck, it's early work, so come on). But it's delicious, and a gem,* and should not be missed. And surprisingly not dated. The man writes in a language that is poetic, universal, and timeless, on such a variety of subjects and in such a variety of tones.... I really should just buy his entire oeuvre and keep rereading them all.

*See, I'm going to claim that's not a mixed metaphor, because I s
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Michael Perry is a New York Times bestselling author, humorist and radio show host from New Auburn, Wisconsin.

Perry’s bestselling memoirs include Population 485, Truck: A Love Story, Coop, and Visiting Tom. Raised on a small Midwestern dairy farm, Perry put himself through nursing school while working on a ranch in Wyoming, then wound up writing by happy accident. He lives with his wife and two da
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