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Since losing his arm in a farm accident he has been at the mercy of doctors, unforgiving landlords and. The semiautobiographical winter birds was rejected as too dark by american publishers for ten years before appearing in a german edition. But by writing this book i think grimsley sensitizes us to look beyond the adult reactions of troubled people to find how incredible it is that many of these injured and abused people made it into adult life. Read information about the author jim grimsley is a playwright and novelist. Winter birds isbn 9781565120754 pdf epub jim grimsley. Jim grimsley is the author of winter birds, a finalist for the penhemingway award and winner of the sue kaufman prize for first fiction from the american academy of arts and letters. Ford mckinney comes from an oldmonied savannah family and like. Mar 29, 2018 yes winter birds is one of the most disturbing books ive ever read. Published by algonquin books of chapel hill post office box 2225 chapel hill, north carolina 275152225. Inspired by the desolate, wintry landscapes, the dazzling light and the stark.672 1644 983 1534 490 324 630 165 825 479 315 34 1637 951 801 835 546 1304 590 411 1032 1579 1371 143 1322 415 1427 1381 1031 828 1074 269 748 1445 278 1306