When A Good Girl was published in 2017, I was very aware of entering a schizophrenic publishing market.
Jeff P. Jones’ postmodern, historical novel recounts the last days of the notorious American outlaws Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker. The immediacy of the narrative and the intimacy of the language reveals Jones’ desire to draw as close as possible to the real Bonnie and Clyde. Part prose and part verse, the novel is teeming with fragments, witness statements, newspaper articles, photos, scripts, and even a cartoon, creating a delightfully chaotic mixture of narrative styles.
Mystic Sails, Texas Trails by Robert Davant with Mickey Herskowitz This review was written by Dr. Diane Dowdey and was originally published in the Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas.