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Crapalachia – Scott McClanahan

Then there was a blank crapalachia space where they would put the date crapalachia her death. She touched the shiny stone and explained She told me I should start saving.


It was a good investment. The tales of this Crapalachian boy are muddled and mixed, of course, as all memories are, and as honest as crapalachia are, they aren't crapalachia factual.

Crapalachia: A Biography of a Place

In the appendix to the book, Scott tells us the places he knows he mashed things up and rearranged them, since after all he was writing a story and stories have their crapalachia needs.

But he never violates, not once in this book, the one Commandment of Crapalachia Condescend not, lest ye be caught and pilloried.


They stared and shook their heads I crapalachia I would never write about Nathan's light-blue eyes--eyes as blue as Christmas tree lights. I knew I would never write about his soft heart.

The crapalachia heart I have ever known.

Crapalachia knew he believed in something that none crapalachia us ever do anymore. He believed in the nastiest word in the world.

Please tell me crapalachia remember kindness. Please tell me you remember kindness and joy, you cool motherfuckers.

Why read some thirtysomething kid's memoirs? What kind of philosophical crapalachia can someone that young make? I wonder, is it even necessary to make a point? crapalachia

Can it be enough to crapalachia a book like this, about a young life seen from middle age can't be much under 35, this kid, and that's spang in the middle of lifeand eat the textures and smell the regrets of someone new to the idea that The End applies to him, too?

He crapalachia children, he tells us so.


He tells us that he went from place to place in the world leaving dirt from West Virginia there, giving the dirt crapalachia strangers and leaving it in the soil of New York Crapalachia and Seattle and suchlike. So his children, no matter their wanderings, would have something of their, his, his grandmother's home waiting.

Crapalachia: A Biography of a Place by Scott McClanahan

I don't know that I crapalachia him. Then she clutched her chest. I wasn't sure crapalachia were even born yet.