Dayne Sherman
Publisher: Services LLC
Pages: 41

If David Sedaris and John Grisham collaborated on the comic memoir of a kid’s first job, and Quentin Tarantino rewrote it as a noir masterwork, then “Fat Boy” would be that memoir. This short memoir retells the surreal insanity of Dayne Sherman’s life at fifteen years of age, showing the jaggedness of living on the margins of society in Livingston Parish, Louisiana, death all around. The boy, now an author, was shaped by the experiences of working on the roadsides along with local ruffians. There is no quarter asked or given on these dusty byways, and no one will ever be the same traveling alone or together."Fat Boy" was first published in the Arkansas Review: A Journal of Delta Studies at Arkansas State University.Endorsements of Dayne Sherman and his work:“Dayne Sherman writes like I wish I could if I was still young enough to change.”--Rick Bragg, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of All ...
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