Julip: A Novel

By Jim Harrison

In 3 novellas, Jim Harrison takes us on an American trip as he leads us throughout the wondrous panorama of the human center. "Julip" follows a vibrant and ingenious younger lady as she attempts to spring her brother from a Florida jail—he shot 3 of her former fans "below the belt." "The Seven-Ounce guy" maintains the picaresque adventures of Brown puppy, a Michigan scoundrel who likes to consume, drink, and chase ladies, all whereas crusing alongside within the backside 10 percentage. "The Beige Dolorosa" is the haunting story of an instructional who, getting better from the repercussions of a sexual harassment scandal, turns to the flora and fauna for solace. In every one of those tales, the impossible to resist pull of nature turns into a powerful backdrop for exploring the hardest questions about existence and love.

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