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Escape Velocity

(2013)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Collected here in Escape Velocity, edited by Jay Jennings, is his "miscellany" - - journalism, short fiction, memoir, and even the play Delray's New Moon, published for the first time in this volume. Portis covers topics as varied as the civil rights movement, road tripping in Baja, and Elvis' s visits to his aging mother for publications such as the New York Herald Tribune and Saturday Evening Post. Fans of Portis's droll Southern humor and quirky characters will be thrilled at this new addition to his library, and those not yet familiar with his work will find a great introduction to him here. Also included are tributes by accomplished authors including Donna Tartt and Ron Rosenbaum.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

August 2021 : USA Hardback
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Title: Escape Velocity: A Charles Portis Miscellany
Author(s): Charles Portis, Jay Jennings
ISBN: 1-945624-26-4 / 978-1-945624-26-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
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Paperback Editions

March 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Escape Velocity
Author(s): Charles Portis, Jay Jennings
ISBN: 0-7156-4724-5 / 978-0-7156-4724-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
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August 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Escape Velocity
Author(s): Charles Portis, Jay Jennings
ISBN: 1-4683-0739-8 / 978-1-4683-0739-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
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Kindle Editions

August 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Escape Velocity: A Charles Portis Miscellany
Author(s): Charles Portis, Jay Jennings
Publisher: The Overlook Press
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