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Cattle Haul

Fiction Jesmyn Ward

It’s easier driving through the country, especially when you doing a cattle haul.

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No. 05

No. 05


​Jesmyn Ward is the author of two novels, Where the Line Bleeds (Agate) and Salvage the Bones, which won the 2011 National Book Award for Fiction. Her first published story, “Cattle Haul,” appeared in APS 5. 


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