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With droll humor and biting wit, critically acclaimed author James Whorton, Jr. pens enjoyable novels in the tradition of John Kennedy Toole and Walker Percy. In Frankland, a socially challenged young man named John H. Tolley aspires to be a prestigious historian despite his lack of a college degree. To that end, he embarks on a journey to east Tennessee to track down 17th President Andrew Johnson's secret papers, which may or may not actually exist. When he arrives, he meets a quirky group of people who inadvertently serve to obstruct him from his more scholarly pursuits.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kathy | 9/24/2010

    " The tone and the protagonist were a bit like A Confederacy of Dunces, but overall, this is not anywhere near as good a book (what is?). Still, it was a mildly amusing read. I actually found all the info on Andrew Johnson's presidency to be pretty interesting. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sarah | 6/6/2010

    " Review from the Thought Lost List of Books to Read: <3 "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Siszurpicki | 3/1/2010

    " Listening in the car back and forth to work. Don't bother. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Margie | 1/9/2008

    " also written by my friend. The political science nerd in me liked this in addition to the book lover. "

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About the Author

Jim Whorton is the author of the novels Angela Sloan, Frankland, and Approximately Heaven. A former Mississippian and former Tennessean, he lives in Rochester, New York and teaches at the College at Brockport.

About the Narrator

Nick Landrum is an award-winning narrator, singer, and voice-over artist. His audiobook work includes The Virgin Suicides, Bob Dylan’s unabridged Chronicles, and he is the voice of the popular Dexter series. He lives in Brooklyn with his family.