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Miller Cane: A True and Exact History is a novel by Samuel Ligon. It's the story of a fraudulent historian who makes his living conning the victims of mass shootings. He returns home to save the young daughter of the woman he loves, taking her with him on his roadshow across the worn-out heart of America, staying one step ahead of what’s after them. The story is by turns hilarious, unsettling, bizarre, and fearless. Buckle up and come along for the ride! Miller Cane first appeared in weekly serial installments in the Inlander, Spokane’s free alternative weekly newspaper, with support from Sprint. Audio segments were broadcast each Thursday on Spokane Public Radio's Northwest Arts Review. This podcast is complete chapters, compiled from the original broadcast segments. You can find the text of Miller Cane online at millercane.inlander.com and audio at SpokanePublicRadio.org/MillerCane.

Miller Cane: A True and Exact History Spokane Public Radio

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Miller Cane: A True and Exact History is a novel by Samuel Ligon. It's the story of a fraudulent historian who makes his living conning the victims of mass shootings. He returns home to save the young daughter of the woman he loves, taking her with him on his roadshow across the worn-out heart of America, staying one step ahead of what’s after them. The story is by turns hilarious, unsettling, bizarre, and fearless. Buckle up and come along for the ride! Miller Cane first appeared in weekly serial installments in the Inlander, Spokane’s free alternative weekly newspaper, with support from Sprint. Audio segments were broadcast each Thursday on Spokane Public Radio's Northwest Arts Review. This podcast is complete chapters, compiled from the original broadcast segments. You can find the text of Miller Cane online at millercane.inlander.com and audio at SpokanePublicRadio.org/MillerCane.

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Riveting storytelling from a great writer

Miller Cane is a smart, funny, dark, and moving book, and Samuel Ligon’s reading of it is fantastic. Exactly what I want to listen to on my road trip across the worn out heart of America.

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