Big Boy’s Big Rig: The Leftovers (Paperback)
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In the 1990s, when he was a magazine freelancer hustling books off a card table at craft fairs, the mall, and out of his car trunk, Michael Perry self-published two books: Why They Killed Big Boy and Other Stories and Big Rigs Elvis, & the Grand Dragon Wayne. In 2005, after the success of Perry’s book Population 485, Harper Perennial published Off Main Street, a collection of Perry’s essays, magazine articles, and short fiction. Big Boy’s Big Rig: The Leftovers contains the 11 essays from Why They Killed Big Boy and Big Rigs, Elvis & the Grand Dragon Wayne that weren’t included in Off Main Street. This new collection includes fresh reflections and commentary written for each piece by Perry in 2020.
About the Author
Michael Perry is a humorist, radio host, songwriter, and the New York Times bestselling author of several nonfiction books, including Visiting Tom and Population: 485, as well as a novel, The Jesus Cow. He lives in northern Wisconsin with his family and can be found online at www.sneezingcow.com.