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In the eponymous town of Venus, everybody's minds seem to be on love
There are 4,000 friends, lovers, relatives, and neighbors in Venus, Kansas. Holly Parker lives just west of there. Holly Parker knows that people almost always make the wrong choices. Like her sixteen year-old-son who is dating his former sixth grade teacher.
Judy Troy has a flair for comedy and an ear for dialogue. Repartee flies thick and furious at The Hearth, and Marvelle in particular is a master of insults and the quick put-down.
ISBN 10: 0679451536, ISBN 13: 9780679451532. From Dan Pope Books (West Hartford, CT, . Judy Troy has a flair for comedy and an ear for dialogue. Car crashes, heart attacks, and even funerals have their darkly humorous side. And in Holly, Troy has crafted a truly memorable heroine, confused, wounded and-like everyone else in Venus-afraid of love but willing to fight another day. West of Venus marks the promising debut of a fine literary voice.
May 1998 : USA Paperback.
Judy Troy (born 1951) is a Professor Emerita at Auburn University, as well as a short story writer and novelist. Before becoming writer-in-residence at Auburn, she taught at Indiana University and the University of Missouri. She received a 1996 Whiting Award.
Judy Troy was born in northern Indiana. She has taught writing at an alternative high school, Indiana University, and the University of Missouri. Her collection of stories, Mourning Doves, was nominated for a Los Angeles Times Book Award, and she received the 1996 Whiting Writers' Award. She is now idence at Auburn University.
Her house was ten miles west of Venus, Kansas, through wheat fields and the forest preserve. Get book recommendations, fiction, poetry, and dispatches from the world of literature in your in-box. Franklin had his radio tuned to Gussie Dell's weekly "Neighbor Talk" program. Gussie was a member of his congregation, and Franklin wanted to see what embarrassing thing she would say today. The week before, she talked about her grandson drawing a picture of Jesus in high heels.
Judy Troy is a Professor at Auburn University, as well as a short story writer and novelist. Posts About Judy Troy. i Mourning Doves