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Whiskey When We're Dry by John Larison

Whiskey When We’re Dry

Whiskey When We're Dry by John Larison
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Aug 21, 2018 | 400 Pages
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“An orphan girl straight out of a Gillian Welch song, betrayed in every way imaginable by the brutality that ‘won the West,’ is left no way to hew a family or honor but to become a virtuoso cross-dressed killer of Manifest Destiny’s men. As Jessilyn Harney takes on the great lies and liars with lyrical violence, her voice takes flight, becoming a sustained, forlornly beautiful, mind-bending aria for our age.”  – David James Duncan, author of The River Why

“Whiskey When We’re Dry is the story of a surprising heroine. In her search for home and family, orphaned Jessilyn Harney rides out on a lonely quest, and invents herself anew. Narrated in a voice cobbled out of slang and sagebrush, Larison’s novel is a vivid and fast-paced frontier saga.”  – Kate Manning, author of My Notorious Life

“Larison gifts Jess with a strong voice to narrate her own story…. his western epic has wide appeal” – Booklist
 
“Told in -Jessilyn’s hard-hitting voice, [WHISKEY WHEN WE’RE DRY] has the resonance of a high lonesome ballad.” – Library Journal

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