The Jugheads

October 21, 2014|
The Jugheads by J. R. Helton
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East Texas in the 1960s is not the worst place to have grown up, but for narrator Jake of The Jugheads, it was a minefield. Describing clearly and courageously first jobs and first kisses, family vacations and family fights, Jake takes us through a wild ride of a coming of age, in an ordinary American family that he believes is as violent and dysfunctional as they come. By turns hilarious and moving, The Jugheads is a compelling return to form for a master of the underside of the American psyche.
J. R. HELTON's first novel Drugs, a modern homage to William S. Burrough’s classic Junky, introduced the world to his wry writing and unique genre of fictionalized memoir. A professor of writing at the collegiate level, Helton has also published two memoirs and a number of short stories—for one of which he won an Honorable Mention Push...
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Title:The JugheadsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:304 pages, 9.04 X 5.99 X 0.86 inShipping dimensions:304 pages, 9.04 X 5.99 X 0.86 inPublished:October 21, 2014Publisher:Seven Stories PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1609805836

ISBN - 13:9781609805838

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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