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Pokeweed: An Illustrated Novel by Brian L. Tucker

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This is a novel of the French-Eversole Feud which began in 1888 in Perry and Leslie Counties in Eastern Kentucky. "Pokeweed is a fascinating account told by Ezekiel ‘Z’ Snopes, who must choose between revenge and forgiveness, in this wonderfully illustrated novel about the French-Eversole feud from the 1880s in Eastern Kentucky." - Sybil Baker. This is the third novel by the author, Brian Tucker, to go with one story collection. He grew up in Monticello, Kentucky, and received an MFA from Eastern Kentucky University. He now lives in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Castroville, Texas: Black Rose Writing, 2018. 217 pages, with Discussion Questions and illustrations by Katerina Botneroya. Trade paperback