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Gambler’s Nephew Book Page

Here are related links to the Jack Matthews Novel “The Gambler’s Nephew.”

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Ebook Announcement: Hanger Stout, Awake! (Novel)

A  “gentle first novel told with a fine ear for adolescent patois.” Time Magazine “I like it, and warmly admire his sturdy subject and delicately restrained treatment. It seemed to me blessed with honesty, clarity, directness, proportion and a lovely … Continue reading

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Profile & Review of Jack Matthews’ new novel “Gambler’s Nephew”

Literary reporter and reviewer Jim Phillips does a nice writeup about Gambler’s Nephew for the Athens News. Half the pleasure in the book comes from its resemblance to a huge, shuffling, shaggy-dog story. Every time a new character comes on … Continue reading

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A Worker’s Writebook: How Language Creates Stories by Jack Matthews

Description of Book Since the early 1990s, Jack Matthews has distributed a photocopied version  of this 75,000 word writing guide to students in his fiction writing classes at Ohio University.  This guide offers insight about how successful writers mold raw  … Continue reading

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