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The Blue Life Sketches

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This collection of poetry is Jonathan Treadway's publication debut. Each piece brings in the author's rich biography and geography to compliment an eloquent writing style of simplicity. Raised as a preacher's son, only to later fail at the family business, allows Treadway's allusions to overlap in a contest of once-was faith in the buckle of the Bible belt: Kentucky. Collo ...more
Paperback, 40 pages
Published June 12th 2009 by THROWBACK BOOKS
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Jun 17, 2009 rated it really liked it
The perfect marriage of words and binding. Treadway's southern soul shines brightly -- though sometimes through a tarnished glass -- in this collection. Printed on vellum and beautifully bound in a book that resembles a hymnal, which is perfect for Treadway's Baptist-tinged work.
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Jun 13, 2009 rated it really liked it
a rare example of well written poetry on the themes of the author's everyday---
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The year of our Lord, 1976, Kentucky: Jonathan Treadway was born a preacher's son but went on to fail at the family business. Sometime in the '90s he was to an Abraham Lincoln impersonator preach the gospel and play hymns on a saw; he has not been the same since. A poets, painter and musician, Treadway lives with his cat Sylvia and reside in Bowling Green, KY in an attic loft of a former church re ...more
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