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The Wonderful Perry Mann

This is a link to a wonderful tribute to Perry Mann, a profound West Virginia writer. http://www.wvgazette.com/Opinion/OpEdCommentaries/201307060073

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Letter From Teddy Lane, High School Friend

Good Morning Julian, I enjoyed reading your book. You are gifted with your writing abilities. I was raised in WV, but not actually in the city of St. Albans. We grew up on Teays’ Hill and our neighbors were generally … Continue reading

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Truman and Me

I wrote this for Elizabeth Gaucher’s blog  http://essediemblog.com where it first appeared. Truman and Me My uncle Truman and I killed millions of German soldiers during the Second World War. One morning before my grandfather Charlie Barker went over the mountain … Continue reading

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