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N 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 his employees Seuoyah Georgia is the answer After a long absence A J. I can hardly 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 can assure you that it will not be what you are expecting 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 eat at The Lord is My Shepherd I Shall Not Want Thick and Frosty Milkshakes Drive InBeyond bringing a fictional town and set of characters to life Atkins gives the tough story of pancreatic cancer a rough and tumble friendship and euthanasia 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 The Cursed Hole of the Shinoda Family pancreatic cancer a rough and tumble friendship and euthanasia a humorous fair and Tusculan Disputations, I and Scipios Dream 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

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The Front Porch Prophet

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 a. Front Porch Prophet kept me between tears that is tears of human emotion and tears of laughter Up in the Northwestern corner of Georgia live a folk like 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

Characters The Front Porch Prophet

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 of executing 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. 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


10 thoughts on “The Front Porch Prophet

  1. says:

    While The Front Porch Prophet is described as a humorous work of Southern fiction about two young men who come of age in No

  2. says:

    'Front Porch Prophet' kept me between tears that is tears of human emotion and tears of laughter Up in the North

  3. says:

    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

  4. says:

    This book would have so much enjoyable if some of the language had been cleaned up The writing style is excellent I just don't enjoy 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 others in a small GA town Mostly the wild escapad

  5. says:

    I can hardly 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 can a

  6. says:

    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 entirely convinced I was going to like it but the I read the I realized it was right u

  7. says:

    A book to be read and absorbed Mr Atkins is definitely a word craftsman The characters were indeed characters Lots of back stories very excellent character development I especially loved the ever changing names of the local diner I think the overriding theme of the book was loyalty to friends and promises made and how to fulfill them My very favorite character in the book was Rufus Somehow I thought in the end he would end up not

  8. says:

    A surprising gem Beautifully constructed very moving and very enjoyable to readAtkins gives us deeply felt portraits of life

  9. says:

    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

  10. says:

    The most fun I've had in a long time Give this book a chance I wanted to write a lengthy 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

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