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By John Quincy MacPherson,Mikeal C. Parsons

"Ham" MacPherson is a promising left-handed baseball pitcher at Wilkes important highschool whom the Atlanta Braves have informed can be chosen with the 3rd choose of the 1976 MLB draft, entire with a beneficiant signing bonus. inside of a twenty-four hour interval, despite the fact that, Ham's international is going topsy-turvy. His relationships along with his female friend, Nora, and ally, JC, are became the wrong way up and inside of out. A life-changing disaster transforms Ham and how he perspectives the area. injuries and deaths quickly persist with. How will Ham care for the entire tumult in his existence? the tale ends the place it all started, in a hearse.

"Country Ham is all it promises--sweet and salty, a nostalgic go back to the agricultural South of the Nineteen Seventies. however it is extra: wealthy humor, solid storytelling, and a touch of faith, good salted. Ham is a sagacious consultant to surviving a dysfunctional kin and life-changing tragedy."
--R. Alan Culpepper, Dean and Professor Emeritus, McAfee tuition of Theology, Mercer University

"As engrossing as To Kill a Mockingbird and as atmospheric as Of Mice and Men, this fantastically written novel recounts an attractive tale whose characters tackle a lifetime of their very own, whereas embedding themselves in ours."
--Bruce W. Longenecker, W.W. Melton Chair of faith, Baylor University

"In Country Ham, MacPherson and Parsons have penned a narrative of tragedy, and out of the rubble of unbearable loss shine love of relations, pleasure of acquaintances, fantastic thing about religion, and a goodness that follows us all of the days of our lives. superbly written, visible such a lot in actual fact during the blur of tears of loss and laughter!"
--Ronald B. Poythress, pastor, Triangle Baptist Church, Raleigh, North Carolina

"This novel is enjoyable and humorous, sober and sobering in all of the correct areas. The authors seize the wondrous/frustrating incongruity of Southern, particularly North Carolina, tradition, deep within the grass roots."
--Bill J. Leonard, Dunn Professor of Baptist reports and Church heritage, Wake wooded area University

"Country Ham is an fascinating portrayal of life's offerings with which we're all awarded, even in the course of these terrific teenage years once we are aware of it all yet nonetheless cannot get it right."
--Al Josephs, Senior Director, Compliance, guiding principle Healthcare 

"This special coming-of-age tale exposes, and expounds upon, the most major concerns dealing with Nineteen Seventies America--racism, faith, and sexuality--through the lens of America's favourite hobby. A heartfelt, hopeful, and tragically appealing story."  
--Lindsey M. Trozzo, Assistant Professor of latest testomony, Campbell University

John Quincy MacPherson is a trauma health care provider at Wake woodland institution of drugs. he's a graduate of UNC-CH and Emory. this is often his first book.

Mikeal C. Parsons is Professor and Macon Chair in faith at Baylor college, the place he has taught for over thirty years. He makes a speciality of New testomony stories and has released various articles and authored, co-authored, or co-edited over dozen books.

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