So Many Things To Say Examines The Relationships Among A Group Of Young People In Austin, Texas In The Early S In Those Days The Lone Star States Capital City Hummed With Creative Energy At The University Of Texas, Michael Dell Cobbled Together Computers In His Dormitory Room An Earnest Young Paul Begala Ran For Student Body President, Losing A Close Race To A Giant Purple Cartoon Character Called Hank The Hallucination Stevie Ray Vaughan Played Nightly In The Clubs Downtown And Louis Black And Nick Barbaro Published The First Thin Issues Of Their Alternative Press Biweekly, The Austin Chronicle This Is The Backdrop For So Many Things To Say While They Deal With The Pressures Of College, Sexuality, And A Dismally Unsuccessful Bout Of Radical Politics, Duncan McCaffrey, Gilbert Ochoa, And Their Or Less Destitute Friends Fight And Laugh And Fall Just A Little In Love A Funny, Wistful Story About Growing Up And Reaching Out, So Many Things To Say Is For Anyone Who S Ever Felt, In The Words Of Bruce Springsteen, So Weak I Just Wanna Explode Note As Of , A Portion Of All Royalties On Sales Of So Many Things To Say Will Go To Austin S Save Our Springs Alliance, Which Works To Preserve The Clean Water Of Barton Springs And The Edwards Aquifer
Bruce McCandless lives in Austin, the City of the Violet Crown, where he practices law and operates both the large hadron collider and the primitive linotype machinery of Ninth Planet Press Motto IMAGINATION IS NOT A CRIME A native of Seabrook, near the Houston Ship Channel, Bruce studied History and Anthropology at the University of Texas and graduated with a degree from UT s Plan II honors program His short stories and poems have been published in Pleiades, the Seattle Review, the Texas Observer, The Asian Wall Street Journal, Cold Mountain Review, and other periodicals He is also the author of the novels Sour Lake, Color War, and The Black Book of Cyrenaica, and, most recently, a book of poems he wrote with his daughter, Carson Clare s Trail Guide to Avoiding Death And Other Unpleasant Consequences Beatrice at Bay, a sequel to his modern fairy tale Beatrice and the Basilisk, is now available as an e book through , and a prequel to Sour Lake, tentatively titled In the Land of Dead Horses, is projected for publication in May of 2019 It s going to scare your pants off, so get ready And maybe buy an extra pair of pants.
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- 26 February 2018 Bruce McCandless III