The World's Thinnest Fat Man
Follow the world’s thinnest fat man through his more than occasional blunders and less than occasional insights in these linked stories. Who knows? There may just be a “dazzling jewel” for you—even if Josey, aka TWTFM, never discovers it.
ISBN, trade paper: 0-930501-23-3, $14.95 Sale $7.50
ISBN, library edition: 0-930501-22-5, $25.00 Sale $12.50
Joe Taylor spent a good part of his life in Kentucky, where he earned an undergraduate degree in philosophy at UK. He worked as a waiter in West Palm Beach before moving to Tallahassee to earn his Ph.D. in creative writing.
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“I lived with
her for one year and one month. A funny thing: she never talked. I thought her
silence meant love. Typical male ego, huh?” The woman I was telling this to
shrugged sleepily, since she had barely opened her shop. Mid-morning in the
French Quarter hovers like fog on a predawn riverbank. The only other movement
came as a black cat behind the counter rubbed against the stub of an old water
or gas pipe jutting from the plaster wall. The cat’s golden eyes saw through me.