Frankland by James Whorton audiobook

Frankland: A Novel

By James Whorton
Read by Nick Landrum

Recorded Books, Inc. 9780743244497
7.22 Hours 1
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With droll humor and biting wit, critically acclaimed author James Whorton, Jr. pens enjoyable novels in the tradition of John Kennedy Toole and Walker Percy. In Frankland, a socially challenged young man named John H. Tolley aspires to be a prestigious historian despite his lack of a college degree. To that end, he embarks on a journey to east Tennessee to track down 17th President Andrew Johnson's secret papers, which may or may not actually exist. When he arrives, he meets a quirky group of people who inadvertently serve to obstruct him from his more scholarly pursuits.

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With droll humor and biting wit, critically acclaimed author James Whorton, Jr. pens enjoyable novels in the tradition of John Kennedy Toole and Walker Percy. In Frankland, a socially challenged young man named John H. Tolley aspires to be a prestigious historian despite his lack of a college degree. To that end, he embarks on a journey to east Tennessee to track down 17th President Andrew Johnson's secret papers, which may or may not actually exist. When he arrives, he meets a quirky group of people who inadvertently serve to obstruct him from his more scholarly pursuits.

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Author Bio: James Whorton

Author Bio: James Whorton

Jim Whorton is the author of the novels Angela Sloan, Frankland, and Approximately Heaven. A former Mississippian and former Tennessean, he lives in Rochester, New York and teaches at the College at Brockport.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Humor
Runtime: 7.22
Audience: Adult
Language: English