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By Ron Miller

“...a scintillating story of an excellent fourteen-year-old boy’s lack of innocence and initiation into the horrors of evil....Ron Miller’s skill to depict lifestyles within the rural South...and a sweeping parade of characters...evokes thoughts of William Faulkner. Skillfully combining a huge wisdom of literary classics, autos, Southern tradition and the human psyche, Miller weaves a compelling tale of homicide, intrigue and mystery.” —Harry Eugene Rose

“Ron Miller’s award-winning, coming-of-age novel, A damaged Reed, is a must-read for these thinking about the southern literary experience....the novel is way greater than the sordid recounting of a sickening crime: it really is microcosm of the southern adventure in a small city within the overdue 1950’s. Miller weaves a desirable tapestry of characters sturdy and evil, robust and vulnerable, easy and fascinatingly advanced. His ear for dialect and sensitivity to descriptive writing increase lots of his passages to poetry. Readers will locate themselves enmeshed in a wealthy global of stories, a few startlingly reasonable, a few painfully photo, a few mythic of their dream-like qualities.” —Louise Edwards Sowa

“It is, certainly, a superbly written novel and the most effective to return out of the South in decades.” —Elise Sanguinetti

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