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The South Carolina Review Volume 50.1, Fall 2017

August 1, 2017

 

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Contents

Fiction

Michael Parker • Stragglers ……………………………………………………….. 7
Tobey Ward • The Guest Room ………………………………………………… 16
Kenny Marotta • Tomb Visits …………………………………………………. 29
Brock Clarke • Smart Shopper • Time Travel ……………………………. 51
Jon Sealy • Honk If I’m Paying Your Mortgage ………………………….. 55
Jade Wallace • Cryptid …………………………………………………………….. 70
Leslie Pietrzyk • The Door of No Return …………………………………….74
Eugene Radice • The Oil of Science ………………………………………….. 80

Poetry

John Lee Clark • Nicholas Saundersson, 1682–1739 …………………… 5
Denise Duhamel and Maureen Seaton
• Questionnaire for Two Pussies …………………………………………….. 10
Maya Marshall • Poem about The Time… • Family Photo …………. 14
Robin Richstone • Switched-Baby Syndrome ……………………………. 26
John Sibley Williams • Fallow as That • Field Confessional ………. 27
David Colodney • Eleven Days ………………………………………………… 50
Gabrielle Brant Freeman • Every Western ………………………………… 53
Daye Phillippo • Great Crested Flycatcher ………………………………… 69
Raymond Luczak • Lunafly ……………………………………………………… 72
James B. Nicola • She was So Good …………………………………………… 73
Emily K. Michael • Natural Compliance • Mint ………………………… 78
Gaylord Brewer • A Little Poem to Life …………………………………….. 99
Rick Mulkey • A Scatalogical Scat ………………………………………….. 101

Essays
Skip Eisiminger • “It’s Loading, Gramps”: Waiting ………………. 103
Delia Steverson • Madness, Melancholia, and Suicide in Sue Monk Kidd’s The Secret Life of Bees …………………………………………… 108
Jeffrey Meyers • Fire and Ice: James Dickey’s To the White Sea… 124
Mary A. Gervin • Carson McCullers’ Remembrance of Things Past: Illumination and Night Glare as Memoir …………………………..134
Book Reviews
Hallman Bell Bryant • Victoria’s Secret …………………………………… 145
Mark Powell • Ron Rash’s World of Dark Beauty……………………….156
Gary Kerley • “Feed Him Another Feast of Recognition”: The Legacy of Pat Conroy ……………………………………………………. 159
Erin Gale • Lives on the Boundary …………………………………………. 166
Mike Pulley • Poetry and Female Survival ……………………………… 172
Amy Borders • A Shadow of One’s Former Self ……………………….. 176
David Tillinghast • Slippery Words…………………………………………. 181
Contributors …………………………………………………………………….185