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The Ballad of Trenchmouth Taggart

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Meet Trenchmouth Taggart, a man born and orphaned in 1903, a man nicknamed for his lifelong oral affliction. His boyhood is shaped by the Widow Dorsett, a strong mountain woman who teaches him to hunt and to survive the taunts of others. In the hills of southern West Virginia, a boy grows up fast. Trenchmouth sips moonshine, handles snakes, pleases women, and masters the rifle — a skill that lands him in the middle of the West Virginia coal wars. A teenaged union sniper, Trenchmouth is exiled to the back-woods of Appalachia's foothills, where he spends his years running from the past. But trouble will sniff a man down, and an outlaw will eventually run home. Here Trenchmouth Taggart's story, like the best ballads, etches its mark deep upon the memory.

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"A stunning, fully realized, unique, and ambitious book that proves there's still passion, fire, and brilliance in the American novel." Houston Chronicle

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"When rude folk tell West Virginian jokes, nobody waits long for a punch line about bad teeth to figure in. In a perfect world, the guffawers would be delivered a copy of The Ballad of Trenchmouth Taggart." Cleveland Plain Dealer

About the Author

M. Glenn Taylor was born and raised in Huntington, West Virginia. This is his first novel. It was a Fall 2008 Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection, and it was also a finalist for the 2008 National Book Critics Circle Award. Taylor teaches English and fiction writing at Harper College in suburban Chicago, where he lives with his wife and two sons.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061922978
Author:
Taylor, M Glenn
Publisher:
Ecco Press
Author:
Taylor, M. Glenn
Author:
Taylor, Glenn
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20090631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
10 x 10.75 in 19.52 oz

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