Indiana (PRWEB) February 10, 2014
People around here facing problems of life, or its many slices, in their own comic or tragic ways has inspired author Jolene Morgan Boyer to write a story that reflects man’s battles together with his downfall or victory in this new literary marvel. “Them’s My People” showcases what Boyer considers as unique and unusual stories she had witnessed for decades.
Boyer’s book is a collection of a 30 different stories about different people who are a little more edgy in handling their issues in life such as: starvation, lack of money, lies, adultery, lust, love, salvation, murder, recklessness, and discrimination. Through her short stories, with assorted kinds of people as characters giving life to it, readers will see how each man, woman or a couple faces and handles the ordeals in their own way, their own language, usually based on the culture in which they are living.
Through her book, Boyer wants to share the message to anyone who has lived to experience this life. She tells them that at one time or another, they or their kin and friends may have faced the same problems faced by the characters of her book, and each one is also with the responsibility to conclude them their way — whether it is the right or the wrong one. Another important key point Boyer wants readers to get from her book is that as long as people live, problems will always be their constant companion, whether it is today or in the future.
All in all, “Them’s My People” is a reflection of the many stories that each people contribute to this world. Delivered in an honest and very realistic manner of story-telling, Boyer communicates to readers’ heart making them see the seriousness and humor, even in some of the tragic stories, that at some point of man’s life, he or she can still laugh at other people’s antics and actions.
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About the Author
Jolene Morgan Boyer left Kentucky at an early age carrying with her a great love of reading plus lots of assorted stories spun by her local family, community, and the people of the region. She was greatly interested in seeing lots of the world and has followed her dreams to see most of the continentral states plus several countries. One long stop was from 1969-1970 in Vietnam, where she worked in a Red Cross field office at Long Bihn. She spent her career doing office work in several states, finally landing in Washington, D.C. area for almost 19 years before settling back in Indiana where she now resides. She has attended Appalachian Writer’s Workshops at the Hindman Settlement School, Hindman, Ky., where her soul was rekindled and courage instilled to begin composing “Them’s My People.”
Them's My People * by Jolene Morgan Boyer
Publication Date: November 13, 2013
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 118 pages; 978-1-4931-1182-4
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 118 pages; 978-1-4931-1183-1
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