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“In a world of presumptuous people irony is alive and well” concludes James Morrison the narrator of this touching coming of age novel A view Shannie Ortolan James’s longtime friend sometimes lover and full time obsession wouldn’t argue From their first encounter as teenagers until Shannie’s death experience the twists turns and enthralling characters that populate Cemetery StreetOn the cusp of the new millennium James fulfills a promise Reenacting a childhood ritual he places a mud pie upon a grave This simple act triggers powerful memoriesMeet the people that shaped James’s life Shannie who among other things introduces him to the sport of dodging freight trains Count the cemetery caretakers son helps James navigate the minefields of adolescence until destiny is met in Desert Storm Russell an aging blind African American guards a horrifying secret behind a cloud of cigar smoke Diane Shannie’s mother a college professor dispels the notion of tweed jackets and elbow patches Steve Lucas a mortician’s son who despite bizarre obsessions stands by James during his most challenging timesLaugh cry and blush as James recounts events of late twentieth century American life

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