Jeffrey Dale Lofton, in conversation with Rasheed Newson, discusses Red Clay Suzie

Fueled by tomato sandwiches and green milkshakes, and obsessed with cars, Philbet struggles with life and love as a gay boy in rural Georgia. He's happiest when helping Grandaddy dig potatoes from the vegetable garden that connects their houses. But Philbet's world is shattered and his resilience shaken by events that crush his innocence and sense of security; expose his misshapen chest skillfully hidden behind shirts Mama makes at home; and convince him that he's not fit to be loved by Knox, the older boy he idolizes to distraction. Over time, Philbet finds refuge in unexpected places and inner strength in unexpected ways, leading to a resolution in the form of a letter from beyond the grave. (Post Hill Press)

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Thursday, June 1, 2023 - 7:00pm
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8818 W Sunset Blvd.
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Red Clay Suzie By Jeffrey Dale Lofton Cover Image
ISBN: 9781637585764
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Post Hill Press - January 10th, 2023