My Grandpa and the Haint

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A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection
 
The fish are nearly jumping in the bayous of Louisiana, but hoodoo magic is just as easy to find. And one day, Bobby’s grandfather catches a haint. 
 
With his characteristically rich sense of place and deep understanding of the human psyche, Ernest Gaines, National Book Critics Circle Award winner and author of the classic novel A Lesson Before Dying, presents a raconteur’s tale of rustic Southern living, A selection from Gaines’s collection of prose, Mozart and Leadbelly. 
 
An eBook short.

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Praise for Ernest Gaines and Mozart and Leadbelly
 
“The greatest American writer of his generation to emerge from the South since William Faulkner.” –The Atlanta Journal Constitution 
 
“No one writes about mainstream, ordinary black life as well as Gaines does.” –Ishmael Reed
 
“Words, wondrous and glorious words, burst from Ernest J. Gaines’s heart and pen.” —Southern Living

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