The Gar Diaries by Louis BourgeoisThe Gar Diaries by Louis Bourgeois

The Gar Diaries

byLouis Bourgeois

Paperback | August 7, 2013

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Young Lucas grew up as a gar fisherman's son, in the steamy backwater bayous of southeastern Louisiana. His story invites you into a brutal world that is dominated by domestic violence, poverty, and the day-to-day struggle for survival ... a struggle that might have left even the strongest of us emotionally scarred and bitter. Lucas (a distinctly non-heroic hero) reveals the childhood fights, the family traumas, and the fiercely wrought beauty of a visceral existence that feels ill at ease with itself. He gives us an unflinching look at a place and people we need to know. As you begin reading The Gar Diaries, be aware: the language is vivid, the emotions are intense, and the honesty is often disturbing. This book will truly reshape your perception of life in the Deep South - and might very well haunt your mind for years to come.

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Title:The Gar DiariesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:282 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.64 inPublished:August 7, 2013Publisher:The Other Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0957319185

ISBN - 13:9780957319189

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