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Pagan Babies, by Greg Johnson

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Pagan Babies, by Greg Johnson

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Pagan Babies, by Greg Johnson

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From the fleeting optimism of Kennedy’s Camelot to the fearsome specter of the age of AIDS, this impressive, powerfully written debut novel follows the lives of two young people and their stormy relationship that parallels the moral confusion of America over the next thirty years.


“An impressive, insightful first novel from Johnson, whose short story collections [Distant Friends and Friendly Deceit] earned widespread critical acclaim.”—Library Journal


Greg Johnson is the author of eleven previous books: the novels Pagan Babies and Sticky Kisses; a collection of poetry; a biography of Joyce Carol Oates; three works of literary criticism; and the short story collections Distant FriendsA Friendly Deceit, I Am Dangerous, and Last Encounter With the Enemy. He was named Georgia Author of the Year in 1991 and 1997. His fiction has garnered wide acclaim, from The New York Times,Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and Chicago Tribune to the Dallas Morning NewsLos Angeles Times, and San Francisco Chronicle. A professor of English at Kennesaw State University, he lives in Atlanta.