➳ We Cant Help It If Were From Florida Read ➻ Author Shane Hinton – Justinfoline.us

We Cant Help It If Were From Florida As Hot And Wild And Dangerous As Our Beloved Or Is It Bedeviled State, Itself Lauren Groff, Author Of Fates Furies As Weird And Funny And Beautiful And Unnerving As You Might Expect From Some Of Our State S Best Writers Karen Russell, Author Of Swamplandia A Heartfelt, Complex Counter To All Those FloridaMan Jokes Kirkus Reviews Florida Is Than Just Fodder For Hard Boiled Crime Novels And Zany Farces This Anthology Of New Stories And Essays Challenges A Star Studded Line Up Of Current And Former Floridians To Write About The State Through A Literary Lens, Though Not Without The Requisite Weirdness The Florida Within This Book Contains Lightning, Oil Spills, Road Rage, A Lizard Tied To A Balloon, Swimmers, Sleepwalkers, Characters That Love Florida, Characters That Hate Florida, And At Least Three Sinkholes Featuring New Work By Lidia Yuknavitch, Sarah Gerard, Kevin Moffett, Laura Van Den Berg, Lindsay Hunter, John Brandon, Jaquira D Az, Alissa Nutting And Many.

    10 thoughts on “➳ We Cant Help It If Were From Florida Read ➻ Author Shane Hinton – Justinfoline.us


  1. says:

    I am sorry to report that my rating is 3 stars I was mislead to believe that this would be stories essays of what it is like to live here in Flori duh as I call it and it was, just not the type of stories I was expecting One of the reviews I read said it was wacky and it was the furthest thing from wacky The essays stories are gro...


  2. says:

    From the blurbs I was expecting stories about Florida and not just a bunch of writers from Florida talking about how they hate it or moved away and never came back There were a couple good ones, but most were mediocre.


  3. says:

    The book wasn t exactly what I was expecting, coming from comedic authors such as Dave Barry and Carl Hiaasen I was expecting engaging works about Florida but instead got drab, self absorbed writing that featured Florida as a backdrop or metaphor.


  4. says:

    Mostly mediocre short stories with a few decent ones


  5. says:

    Extremely well written this counts as the first serious book I ve read this year As a Floridian, I thought Carl Hiassen John D McDonald were the only authors with a true feel for depicting Florida, that is to say until I read this book.Won an ARC on Goodreads once I started reading this book of short prose essays by various authors,...


  6. says:

    Split and briny, oysters and hearts Few places inspire environment as character like Florida Sure New York proliferates the good schools and manners of the urbane world traveler mired in Salinger forsaken dialogue mining for a heart of substance and a line of gin soaked wit Florida is the expanse of divorced parents, rehab bound gagged and discarded, chil...


  7. says:

    As a Floridian, I enjoyed the book immensely The collection showcases the craziness of Florida in such an intimate way that it was hard to put down A breath of fresh air for anyone stressed I have no doubt that anyone regardless o...


  8. says:

    Expected from this bookhaving lived for a short time in Florida and reading the newspaper and online events happenings there is so much about Florida..some of these stories are just creepy, some are sad..good thing t...


  9. says:

    One of the best collections of stories and poetry I ve read Like a rumrunner on a dock bar to this Floridian ex pat s cold, black heart.


  10. says:

    This is a great collection of fiction and essays I particularly liked Sarah Gerard and Lidia Yuknavitch s essays that deftly weave facts with raw, personal prose.

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