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Rdly do this book justice but I will try If you are curious about this book you truly need to sit Down And Absorb It I and absorb it I assure you that it will not be what you are xpecting Atkins is a genius with words His writing is Mark Twain William Faulkner and Stephen King rolled into oneYes I said Stephen King I do not care for King s subjects and foulness but I can t help but admire his way with words and describing scenes Atkins has that same aptness without the foulnessUpon finishing this book I find that I want very much to live in Seouyah Georgia and at at The Lord is My Shepherd I Shall Not Want Thick and Frosty Milkshakes Drive InBeyond I Shall Not Want Thick and Frosty Milkshakes Drive InBeyond a fictional town and set of characters to life Atkins gives the tough story of pancreatic cancer a rough and tumble friendship and uthanasia a humorous fair and poignant treatment I will definitely be returning this book both in thought and in re reading itPS Who knows maybe someday I ll name a kid Ray Atkins Williams This book would have so much You Owe Me One enjoyable if some of the language had been cleaned up The writing style isxcellent I just don t njoy the F word I think it s crude and unneccessary The story is about AJ and his best friend Eugene and "Various Family Members And "family members and in a small GA town Mostly the wild scapades of the two Eugene lives up on a mountain in a cabin AJ is married and lives in town Some rather wild things happen such as a house being moved by helicopter and the porch falls off and lands on one of the characters dog Rather unrealistic but the writer adds a lot of humor from the situation Not that having a dog die is funny far from it but the way the situation is handled is funny Eugene has lived a rather wild crazy life and AJ is a stable guy with a wife kids and a job yet the two have been friends since they were young boys Eugene gets cancer and AJ manages his care giving Eugene reuests that when the time comes the pain ge. N Second Son (Jack Reacher, entire family dedicated to a variety of deceased authors Where can you find a war hero named Termite with a long knife stuck in his liver a cook named Hoghead who makes the world's worst coffee and a supervisor named Pillsbury who nearly gets hung by hismployees Seuoyah Georgia is the answer After a long absence A ,
The most fun I ve had in long time "Give This Book A Chance I Wanted To Write A "this book a chance wanted to write a review but I finished it too long ago The feeling I got from it is still fresh in my mind though It s sad and funny at the same time one and funny at the same time One my new favorites What a wonderful book of friendship reconciliation family love and a mean dog named Rufus Porches drop from the sky you can t bury dogs in the people cemetery green jello is better than the alternative at Thanksgiving you can t really hide a school bus Read this one y all A surprising gem Beautifully constructed very moving and very njoyable to readAtkins gives us deeply felt portraits of life in rural Georgia alternately laugh out loud funny deadly serious and poignantly personal sometimes all three at once Don t be put off by the setting if you think you don t like southern novels The message and the characters are universalSome of the set pieces are a little too pat Otherwise I d give it 5 stars Highly recommended A book to be read and absorbed Mr Atkins is definitely a word craftsman The characters were indeed characters Lo This was a free download for the Nook a while back and it sat there on my Nook kind of rotting I finally got around to reading it this week and I was pleasantly surprised The reason why I was putting off reading it was because I wasn t ntirely convinced I was going to like it but the I read the I realized it was right up my alley A book about a terminal cancer patient and his and The Thermals of August everyonelses coming to grips with the finality of his condition What could an aspiring nurse want reallyThere was humor interspersed throughout and although I don t know anyone who I can directly compare to AJ or Eugene I still felt like I could identify with them which was a nice touch The nook book had an Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire - The Sunday Times Bestseller excerpt from the author s next novel Sorrow Wood which I mightnd up borrowing from a Nook friend LendMe is a fabulous thing lol I can ha. What do a trigger happy bootlegger with pancreatic cancer an alcoholic helicopter pilot who is afraid to fly and a dead guy with his feet in a camp stove have in common What are the similarities between a fire department that cannot put out fires a policeman who has a historic cabin fall on him from out of the sky and

summary The Front Porch Prophet

Ts to be too much that AJ will shoot him so he doesn t have to suffer AJ tells him that there s no way "he will do it But then toward the The Perfect Child end he sees him inxtreme pain and "will do it But then toward the Lost Horizon end he sees him inxtreme pain and left off him but skin bones just a shodow of what he once was Does he do it or not This book surprised me When my E Reader was new and short of titles I worked to fill it up Since this was a Nook Free Friday selection I figured why not So a uick down Load Then The Passage then the passage a "Year And Suddenly I M Reading An "and suddenly I m reading an story The first thing that appealed to me was the fact that the story is set in the Northwest Georgia Mountains and has a wonderfully slow country feel The characters are full and complete and True Prosperity even the minor characters have depth The two main characters remind me of McMurtry s great duo of Augustus McRae and Woodrow Call from the book Lonesome Dove Both are ruff around thedges and somewhat abusive to Thing He Loves each other but are lifelong fri Front Porch Prophet kept me between tears that is tears of humanmotion and tears of laughter Up in the Northwestern corner of Georgia live a folk like Dr. Witchs Animal Hospital everywhere in Appalachia torn between the old ways and the new life in the country and just makin do and the life in the mill town these are the folks that Ray captures and inserts in the lines of The Front Porch Propet I say that Ramond captures these characters because no one could make them up he hsd to have been thereRay has nailed the country folk of this small North Georgia region with it s daily life and the down home humor I am looking forward to Ray s next venture there is a real literary talent lurking in North Georgia in the guise of Raymond L Atkins While The Front Porch Prophet is described as a humorous work of Southern fiction about two young men who come of age in North Georgia it is at times as serious as a rattlesnake In those moments the author does not hold back when it comes to the tough issues of Longstreet finds his best friend since childhood Eugene Purdue on his doorstep Eugene now has terminal cancer and he confronts A J with the dilemma ofxecuting a mercy killing when the time arrives An adventure into the past begins for the both of them and soon one must make a decision that will alter his life forever. .
The Front Porch Prophet