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The Hundredth Man

by Jack Kerley

The Hundredth Man
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    Jun 2004, 320 pages
    Jun 2005, 416 pages

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Jack Kerley spent twenty years in advertising before writing The Hundredth Man, his first novel.  In talking about himself he says, 'I enjoy playing guitar, and will fish for anything, anytime, anywhere...I spend a goodly amount of time in Fairhope, Alabama, on the eastern shore of Mobile Bay, and a fine place for writing and fishing....All things considered, I’d prefer being buried in a bookstore than a cemetery, but suspect zoning codes prohibit that sort of thing, more's the pity'.

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