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From prizewinning short story writer James Whorton, Jr., Approximately Heaven is a marvelously rambunctious debut novel about one hapless man's pursuit of happiness — or at least another six-pack. Preferably both.

Don "Wendell" Brush is an unemployed 32-year-old Tennessee electrician who likes a few beers before lunch. Mary, his long-suffering wife, has decided to leave him, but Don, heartsick at the thought, beats her out the door. He reasons that if he leaves, Mary will have to stay behind in their ramshackle house to take care of their dog and cat. At least he'll know where she is. Out on the street with nothing to do until he can think of a way to win another chance with Mary, Don decides to take a road trip with his friend Dove Ellender, a retired, chain-drinking ex-felon with emphysema who is driving to Mississippi to deliver some furniture. If there's something else in the trailer, Don isn't asking and Dove's not telling.

About the Author

James Whorton, Jr., was raised in Florida and Mississippi and studied at the University of Southern Mississippi, the University of Wales, and Johns Hopkins University. He lives in Gray, Tennessee, with his wife and their daughter.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743244473
Author:
Whorton, James, Jr.
Publisher:
Free Press
Author:
James
Author:
Whorton,
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Humorous
Subject:
Humor : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Publication Date:
January 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 10.78 oz

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