Bernard Setaro Clark
Land O'Goshen is a novel of a boy and his friend growing up in a mythical Southern town. It is one part romance, one part adventure, one part horror story, and draws on the most fantastic elements in the tradtion of the great Southern novel.
A comedy, a tragedy. Threadgill Pickett, veteran of the Civil War, breaks out from an Alabama old folks home and starts a quest northward to kill the last living Union Soldier—this to avenge his twin brother, who was needlessly killed by Union soldiers, outside of any conflict. On his journey, Threadgill encounters two brothers building a time machine, a trio of Ku Kluxers, a man collecting raccoons that turn out to be rabid, a wannabe ...
Charles McNair, a native of Alabama, brought out his first novel, Land O Goshen, to critical acclaim and a Pulitzer Prize nomination in 1994. He currently lives in Atlanta and makes a living as a freelance writer and communication consultant to major corporations. He has served as Books Editor at Paste magazine since 2005, and he routinely publishes essays, reviews, and articles in national and international publications. He reviews regularly on Atlanta radio station WMLB 1690 AM, and he conducts How to Tell a Better Story workshops nationally for corporations, businesses, and universities. His third novel, The Epicureans, is in the works.