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By Padgett Powell

A housewife revels within the mystery global of her brain jam-packed with ancient characters and twisted love tales during this artistic sendup of Southern fiction.

Mrs. Hollingsworth sits at her kitchen desk, compiling her grocery record. the topic of the record isn't really foodstuffs, yet thoughts that by no means occurred, innovations of loves, and unusual conspiracies peopled through males who look within the lonely housewife’s head—men infinitely extra genuine to her than her personal husband.
accomplice normal Nathan Bedford Forrest gallops into her tale, courtesy of media huge Ted Turner and shady legal forms named Bundy and Oswald who're engaged in a mystery scan to create “the New Southerner.”
Her prying daughters think Mrs. Hollingsworth is wasting her brain. yet truthfully, their mom is just trying to find love through hand-to-hand wrestle at the surreal battlefield within her head.
initially released as Mrs. Hollingsworth’s Men, Padgett Powell’s Hologram is a gorgeous literary success. Strikingly specific, it's a poignant, humorous, and unconventional fever dream delivered to lyrical life.

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