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A Feast of Snakes Summary
Harry Crews

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A Feast of Snakes Summary

Plot Summary

"A Feast of Snakes" by Harry Crews is a story about Joe Lon Mackey, a young man who is watching his life slip past his fingers. As a high school football player, Joe Lon excelled at everything he touched. However, upon graduation, it was revealed that he could not read. His girlfriend, Berenice Sweet, goes off to college, and Joe Lon is left to run his father's liquor store. He gets married, has two children, and watches as his wife begins to age and become unattractive. He feels helpless and powerless. When Berenice comes back to town for the snake roundup, Joe Lon hopes to rekindle his old love. However, she brings with her a new love, and Joe Lon is forced to take a back seat. He, along with Willard, the local high school football hero, Candy, Berenice's younger sister, Duffy Deeter, a lawyer from Florida, and...

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