Chapter 16
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Robert Frazier

Hapless Hero

Wesley Browne spins a riveting tale in his debut novel, Hillbilly Hustle

When we first meet Knox Thompson, the protagonist in Wesley Browne’s astounding debut novel Hillbilly Hustle, he’s a 40-something, slightly overweight nobody, planning to make a quick cash haul at a backroom poker game. As he soon learns, the best-laid plans often go awry. Browne will discuss the book at Union Ave. Books in Knoxville on April 3.

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