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By Dixon Hearne

From the piney hills of northern Louisiana to the uncooked and decadent streets of latest Orleans, Delta residences: tales within the Key of Blues and Hope files the day-by-day lives of its characters with a poetic rhythm that inspires the ebb and stream of existence itself. Dixon Hearne is a grasp at shooting the “blue fact” of existence, moments—both huge and small—that outline the new days and lengthy nights of the deep south. With language as gritty because the blues and as attractive as a gospel choir, he juxtaposes the downtrodden with the hopeful and the darkness with the sunshine and performs out every one tale with deft, lyrical descriptions that make the reader are looking to snigger and sing with joy. 

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