Welcome to Higby: A Novel

Welcome to Higby: A Novel

Mark Dunn


Following the nationwide good fortune of Ella Minnow Pea, this moment novel from Mark Dunn brings a similar attraction and love of excellent language to a small city within the South. A Robert Altmanesque comedy, Welcome to Higby follows the hilarious goings-on in a small city in northern Mississippi over exertions Day weekend. From mousy Carmen Valentine, whose dad or mum angel, Arnetta, offers her penny-pinching procuring tips, to addled previous Hank Grammar, who preaches Jesus to his associates' pets, Higby's townsfolk have a knack for purchasing into -- and bother getting out of -- outrageous occasions. Blessed with an unerring eye for dead-on information, Dunn lovingly strains the eccentric and touching lives of his characters, providing an clever but heartwarming imaginative and prescient of existence in small-town the US. Welcome to Higby is a Southern comical story approximately basic desires either learned and thwarted through all of the complexities of the human middle.

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