[PDF/EPUB] The Front Porch Prophet By Raymond L. Atkins


  • Hardcover
  • 308
  • The Front Porch Prophet
  • Raymond L. Atkins
  • English
  • 07 October 2019
  • 9781933836386

10 thoughts on “The Front Porch Prophet

  1. says:

    While The Front Porch Prophet is described as a humorous work of Southern fiction about two young men who come of age in North Georgia it is at times as serious as a rattlesnake In those moments the author does no

  2. says:

    'Front Porch Prophet' kept me between tears that is tears of human emotion and tears of laughter Up in the Northwestern corner of Georgia live a folk like everywhere in Appalachia torn between the old ways and the new life in the country and just makin' do and the life in the 'mill town' these are the folks th

  3. says:

    This book surprised me When my E Reader was new and short of titles I worked to fill it up Since this was a Nook Free Friday selection I figured why not So a uick down load then the passage of a year and suddenly I’m reading an ama

  4. says:

    This book would have so much enjoyable if some of the language had been cleaned up The writing style is excellent I just don't enjoy the 'F' word I think it's crude and unneccessary The story is about AJ and his best friend Eugene and various family members and others in a small GA town Mostly the wild escapades of the two Eugene lives up on

  5. says:

    I can hardly do this book justice but I will try If you are curious about this book you truly need to sit down and absorb it I can assure you that it will not be what you are expecting Atkins is a genius with words His writing is Mark Twain William Faulkner and Stephen King rolled into oneYes I said Stephen Kin

  6. says:

    This was a free download for the Nook a while back and it sat there on my Nook kind of rotting I finally got around to reading it this week and I was pleasantly surprised The reason why I was putting off reading it was because I wasn't entirely convinced I was going to like it but the I read the I realized it was right up my alley A book ab

  7. says:

    A book to be read and absorbed Mr Atkins is definitely a word craftsman The characters were indeed characters Lots of back stories very excellent character development I especially loved the ever changing names of the local diner I think the overriding theme of the book was loyalty to friends and promises made and how to

  8. says:

    A surprising gem Beautifully constructed very moving and very enjoyable to readAtkins gives us deeply felt portraits of life in rural Georgia alternately laugh out loud funny deadly serious and poignantly personal sometimes all three at once Don't be put off by the setting if you think you don't like southern novels The m

  9. says:

    What a wonderful book of friendship reconciliation family love and a mean dog named Rufus Porches drop from the sky you can't bury dogs in the people cemetery green jello is better than the alternative at Thanksgiving you can't really hide a school bus Read this one y'all

  10. says:

    The most fun I've had in a long time Give this book a chance I wanted to write a lengthy review but I finished it too long ago The feeling I got from it is still fresh in my mind though It's sad and funny at the same time One of my new favorit

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The Front Porch Prophet

Longstreet finds his best friend since childhood Eugene Purdue on his doorstep Eugene now has terminal cancer and he confronts A J with the dilemma of executing a mercy killing when the time arrives An adventure into the past begins for the both of them and soon one must make a decision that will alter his life forever. A book to be read and absorbed Mr Atkins is definitely a word craftsman The characters were indeed characters Lots of back stories very excellent character development I especially loved the ever changing names of the local diner I think the overriding theme of the book was loyalty to friends and promises made and how to fulfill them My very favorite character in the book was Rufus Somehow I thought in the end he would end up not so much among the living but Mr Atkins surprised me I liked the surpriseA definite regional favorite much along the lines of Big Stone Gap Doctors, Ambassadors, Secretaries up not so much among the living but Mr Atkins surprised me I liked the surpriseA definite regional favorite much along the lines of Big Stone Gap

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N entire family dedicated to a variety of deceased authors Where can you find a war hero named Termite with a long knife stuck in his liver a cook named Hoghead who makes the world's worst coffee and a supervisor named Pillsbury who nearly gets hung by his employees Seuoyah Georgia is the answer After a long absence A J. This was a free download for the Nook a while back and it sat there on my Nook kind of rotting I finally got around to reading it this week and I was pleasantly surprised The reason why I was putting off reading it was because I wasn t entirely convinced I was going to like it but the I read the I realized it was right up my alley A book about a terminal cancer patient and his and everyone elses coming to grips with the finality of his condition What could an aspiring nurse want reallyThere was humor interspersed throughout and although I don t know anyone who I can directly compare to AJ or Eugene I still felt like I could identify with them which was a nice touch The nook book had an excerpt from the author s next novel Sorrow Wood which I might end up borrowing from a Nook friend LendMe is a fab

Summary The Front Porch Prophet

What do a trigger happy bootlegger with pancreatic cancer an alcoholic helicopter pilot who is afraid to fly and a dead guy with his feet in a camp stove have in common What are the similarities between a fire department that cannot put out fires a policeman who has a historic cabin fall on him from out of the sky and a. Front Porch Prophet kept me between tears that is tears of human emotion and tears of laughter Up in the Northwestern corner of Georgia live a folk like everywhere in Appalachia torn between the old ways and the new life in the country and just makin do and the life in the mill town these are the folks that Ray captures and inserts in the lines of The Front Porch Propet I say that Ramond captures these characters because no one could make them up he hsd to have been thereRay has nailed the country folk of this small North Georgia region with it s daily life and the down home humor I am looking forward to Ray s next venture there is a real literary talent lurking in North Georgia in the guise of Raymond L Atkins Double Jeopardy up he hsd to have been thereRay has nailed the country folk of this small North Georgia region with it s daily life and the down home humor I am looking forward to Ray s next venture there is a real literary talent lurking in North Georgia in the guise of Raymond L Atkins


About the Author: Raymond L. Atkins

Raymond L Atkins resides in Rome Georgia where he is an instructor of English at Georgia Northwestern Technical College He lives in a 110 year old house with a patient wife and a fat dog His hobbies include people watching reading and watching movies that have no hope of ever achieving credibilityHis first novel The Front Porch Prophet was published by Medallion Press in 2008 and was awa