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Robert Gipe

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Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 7:00pm
2720 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206


Robert Gipe lives in Harlan, Kentucky, and grew up in Kingsport, Tennessee. His fiction has appeared in Appalachian Heritage, Still, Motif, and Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel. Please join us for a reading and book signing from his new novel, “Weedeater”.

Weedeater: An Illustrated Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780821423097
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but available in 1-3 days.
Published: Ohio University Press - March 1st, 2018

Weedeater is a contemporary story of love and loss told by a pair of eastern Kentucky mountaineers. Gene is a lovelorn lawnman who bears witness to the misadventures of a family entangled in drugs, artmaking, and politics, a family beset by environmental and self-destruction. And a young mother, Dawn Jewell, is at the center of the family.

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