Catbird by Stephen March

By Stephen March

"On sure nights whilst the moon used to be complete and Lavis was once on his technique to getting blind inebriated, he might force Zeb out to his previous homeplace at the Choctoosie River."

So starts off the tale of Zeb Dupree, a musician suffering to discover his non secular and emotional bearings within the wake of his father's suicide and his personal failed marriage. Zeb's Father, and alcoholic sharecropper, were passionate about the lack of his family's farm. This obsession turned, for Zeb, a "parable concerning the destruction of dreams." in the course of his youngsters and early twenties, Zeb controlled to upward thrust above his impoverished heritage. notwithstanding, via a chain of losses, his lifestyles spirals downward till he unearths himself dwelling in a bus at the back of a junkyard--lonely and harassed, with in simple terms his magical mess around for solace.

Against a richly textured Southern history, Stephen March has formed a narrative of 1 man's look for redemption and his break out from his father's legacy.

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