If anyone had told the conservative housewife that she would one night be driving around Tallahassee with a stoned, drunk homeless man in her back seat, imploring him - no, demanding - that he come back to her house, she would said they were nuts. But it happened.
If anyone had told the Apalachicola bookseller that she would be handed yet another self-published book by the friend of a friend of a friend, devour it in one sitting, and immediately forward it to a well-known literary agent, she would have laughed. Or cried. But that happened too.
An astonishingly frank memoir, “Far Outside the Ordinary” chronicles the period in the author's life when, during a routine physical exam, her 50-year-old husband is given less than a year to live. After he and she subject themselves to a grueling round of increasingly unconventional treatments, they return to
“Far Outside the Ordinary” is also a story of happily-ever-after, a romantic fairy tale. When her high school boyfriend reappears in her life, Prissy learns that love has no expiration date. Sometimes a second chance at love can come disguised, and when least expected.
"This is an extraordinary book,” said Dale Julian, proprietor of Downtown Books. "It is so totally
An artist at heart, new novelist Prissy Elrod lives in
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