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ballad of Trenchmouth Taggart

M. Glenn Taylor

ballad of Trenchmouth Taggart

by M. Glenn Taylor

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Published by Vandalia Press in Morgantown .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Country life -- West Virginia -- Fiction.,
  • Disfigured persons -- Fiction.,
  • West Virginia -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementM. Glenn Taylor.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3620.A9593 B35 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination276 p. :
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17041450M
    ISBN 109781933202310
    LC Control Number2008927388

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Ballad of Trenchmouth Taggart by M. Glenn Taylor Download PDF EPUB FB2

His first novel, The Ballad of Trenchmouth Taggart, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.

Taylor lives in Chicago with his wife and three sons. Taylor lives in Chicago with his wife and three sons/5(). Review: The Ballad of Trenchmouth Taggart by M.

Glenn Taylor. 01/28/ Glenn Taylors style of writing shows how good he is as a storyteller. He wrote the book in four sections from childhood, adolescence, adulthood and old age.4/5. This book follows the main character Trenchmouth Taggart over the course of a century. The main character is takes on several different personae, each of which has little connection to the prior character, but for bad teeth.

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Meet Trenchmouth Taggart, the oldest living man in West VIrginia, a man whose epic and absurd life story unfolds from the moment of his frozen-river baptism in Trenchmouth, nicknamed for his inexplicable, lifelong oral affliction, is orphaned and then raised by the Widow Dorsett, a strong mountain woman who teaches him to fend for himself.4/5(10).

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The Ballad of Trenchmouth Taggart is a stunning, fully realized, unique and ambitious book that proves there's still passion, fire and brilliance in the American novel." HOUSTON CHRONICLE "An energetic romp." DAZED AND CONFUSED "Think of this novel as an American version of 'One Hundred Years of Solitude.'" BOB HOOVER, PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE/5().

The Ballad of Trenchmouth Taggart by M. Glenn Taylor is a delicate balance of historical folklore set in the hills of southern West Virginia starting in the early ’s. It is the lifelong story of a man outcast from society at the early age of two months.

Said to have spoken in the devil’s tongue at his christening, Trenchmouth finds himself orphaned to a widow who seems to be one of the.

Hillbillies, when they appear in fiction or film, are generally treated as toothless, drooling figures of fun, with only Deliverance to give a darker tone. In Early "Trenchmouth" Taggart, however. The Ballad of Trenchmouth Taggart.

by M Glenn Taylor. pp, Blue Door, £ Buy now for £ (PLUS £ p&p) or from Telegraph Books. Book Reviews. A teenaged union sniper, Trenchmouth is exiled to the back-woods of Appalachia's foothills, where he spends his years running from the past.

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The ballad of Trenchmouth Taggart. [M Glenn Taylor] -- Meet Early "Trenchmouth" Taggart, a man born and orphaned ina man nicknamed for his lifelong oral affliction.

His boyhood is shaped by the Widow Dorsett, a strong mountain woman who teaches.