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The Front Porch Prophet What do a trigger happy bootlegger with pancreatic cancer, an alcoholic helicopter pilot who is afraid to fly, and a dead guy with his feet in a camp stove have in common What are the similarities between a fire department that cannot put out fires, a policeman who has a historic cabin fall on him from out of the sky, and an entire family dedicated to a variety of deceased authors Where can you find a war hero named Termite with a long knife stuck in his liver, a cook named Hoghead who makes the world s worst coffee, and a supervisor named Pillsbury who nearly gets hung by his employees Sequoyah, Georgia, is the answer After a long absence, A J Longstreet finds his best friend since childhood, Eugene Purdue, on his doorstep Eugene now has terminal cancer, and he confronts A J with the dilemma of executing a mercy killing when the time arrives An adventure into the past begins for the both of them, and soon one must make a decision that will alter his life forever



10 thoughts on “The Front Porch Prophet

  1. says:

    While The Front Porch Prophet is described as a humorous work of Southern fiction about two young men who come of age in North Georgia, it is at times as serious as a rattlesnake In those moments, the author does not hold back when it comes to the tough issues of broken relationships, death and d


  2. says:

    Front Porch Prophet kept me between tears, that is tears of human emotion and tears of laughter Up in the Northwestern corner of Georgia, live a folk like everywhere in Appalachia, torn between the old ways and the new, life in the country and just makin do and the life in the mill town , these are th


  3. says:

    This book surprised me When my E Reader was new and short of titles, I worked to fill it up Since this was a Nook Free Friday selection, I figured why not So a quick down load, then the passage of a year, and suddenly I m reading an amazing story The first thing that appealed to me was the fact that the st


  4. says:

    This book would have so muchenjoyable if some of the language had been cleaned up The writing style is excellent, I just don t enjoy the F word, I think it s crude and unneccessary The story is about A.J and his best friend Eugene and various family members and others in a small GA town Mostly the wild escapade


  5. says:

    I can hardly do this book justice, but I will try If you are curious about this book, you truly need to sit down and absorb it I can assure you that it will not be what you are expecting Atkins is a genius with words His writing is Mark Twain, William Faulkner and Stephen King rolled into one.Yes, I said Stephen Kin


  6. says:

    This was a free download for the Nook a while back and it sat there on my Nook kind of rotting I finally got around to reading it this week, and I was pleasantly surprised The reason why I was putting off reading it was because I wasn t entirely convinced I was going to like it, but theI read, theI realized it was right


  7. says:

    A book to be read and absorbed Mr Atkins is definitely a word craftsman The characters were indeed, characters Lots of back stories, very excellent character development I especially loved the ever changing names of the local diner I think the overriding theme of the book was loyalty to friends, and promises made, and how to


  8. says:

    A surprising gem Beautifully constructed, very moving, and very enjoyable to read.Atkins gives us deeply felt portraits of life in rural Georgia, alternately laugh out loud funny, deadly serious, and poignantly personal sometimes all three at once Don t be put off by the setting if you think you don t like southern novels The mess


  9. says:

    What a wonderful book of friendship, reconciliation, family, love, and a mean dog named Rufus Porches drop from the sky, you can t bury dogs in the people cemetery, green jello is better than the alternative at Thanksgiving, you can t really hide a school bus Read this one, y all.


  10. says:

    The most fun I ve had in a long time Give this book a chance I wanted to write a lengthy review, but I finished it too long ago The feeling I got from it is still fresh in my mind, though It s sad and funny at the same time One of my new favorites.


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