"Brad Smith has got the goods--he's funny, poignant, evocative, and he tells a blistering tale."--Dennis Lehane
“ Brad Smith is a writer with lots of skill, lots of heart, [and] lots of brains." --Richard Russo
“Smith has marvelous control of his material, effortlessly mixing laugh-out-loud comedy with streaks of country noir that call to mind Daniel Woodrell.”--Booklist
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About the Author
was born and raised in southern Ontario. He has worked as a farmer, signalman, insulator, truck driver, bartender, schoolteacher, maintenance mechanic, roofer, and carpenter. He lives in an eighty-year-old farmhouse near the north shore of Lake Erie. He is the author of All Hat, Busted Flush
and One-Eyed Jacks
, which was nominated for the Dashiell Hammett Prize.