Whatever Happened to Ohio?

Battered Suitcase Press
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Strange things are happening in Neville, Ohio.As cousins, aunts, uncles, and exes gather for the Noland family reunion, bizarre forces come into play. Strange lights and crop circles appear. Monsters have been sighted. 

A devoted couple flee the altar and fall in with an inter-dimensional being and a reformed stripper. Meanwhile, a drug-dealing doctor in bunny slippers plies his trade outside town, and a young woman who drops into Neville from a passing freight car winds up dead in the back of a pickup.

What’s worse, the Ohio Bicentennial celebration attracts even more unlikely victims within reach of these otherworldly influences, including a pair of lady clowns, a Buddhist drifter, and a few unfortunates who thought they’d left Ohio far behind. 

James Gallant’s darkly funny novel explores small town life, with all its rich characters and whimsical conventions. And behind the backdrop of tradition and family values, chaos has begun to stir…
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About the author

American author James Gallant's speculative essays in his "Verisimilitudes: essays and approximations," published in paperback by The Fortnightly Review press (2018), deal with what Jeffrey Kripal, professor of religion at Rice University, has described as "some of the most intellectually challenging and inherently fascinating subjects imaginable: the UFO phenomenon, occult materializations and the like."


Gallant is author, also, of the comic novel "The Big Bust at Tyrone's Rooming House: a Novel of Atlanta," from Glad Day Books; and the darkly funny e-novel "Whatever Happened to Ohio?" in Vagabondage Press's "Battered Suitcase" series. 

An amateur classical guitarist, he has a collection of nine short stories about historical performers on the instrument, most of which have appeared in magazines.

His website is: www.jamesgallantwriter.com.
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Battered Suitcase Press
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Published on
Mar 8, 2018
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Pages
148
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Humorous / General
Fiction / Literary
Fiction / Magical Realism
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