On the Edge of Life
The footloose scout in Larry McMurtry's Cadillac Jack travels on and off the beaten track in omnivorous pursuit of women and objects d'art. In The Shadow Line, New-Yorker-turned-Texan Laura Furman captures the atmosphere of Inner Loop Houston.
If you leave your child at a day care center, you are hardly unique. If you know what your child does there all day, you are indeed unique.
In Painted Dresses Shelby Hearon tries to plumb the depths of love, but her characters turn out to be too shallow.