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Book Review: Hillbilly Rich, by Jeff Kerr, reviewed by Graham Rae

Whilst con­tem­po­rary tech­nol­o­­gy-over­loaded soci­ety may have cre­at­ed a vapid and tran­sient instan­t­­ly-obso­lete fad-app-and-gad­get obsessed age, the human heart in con­flict with itself is an eter­nal and unchang­ing part of life and lit­er­a­ture. This is tru­ism is acknowl­edged by writer Jeff … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Hillbilly Rich, essay by Jeff Kerr

Some­times I for­get how rich I am. I’m not talk­ing about the cash in my pock­ets, stocks, bonds or any of that stuff. I’m talk­ing about the sto­ries and char­ac­ters that live, breathe and wail with­in my blood, mar­row, bone … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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The Miner's Friend, by Jeff Kerr

I fight the Mack truck around the bends of the moun­tains and I’m god­damned tired. Going back to pick up the last load of coal at Num­ber 16 over on the Vir­ginia side. My arm is sun­burnt and hangs out … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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