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By Tim Parrish | Comments: ( 784 ) | Date: ( Nov 17, 2019 )

The Jumper is an old fashioned, modern novel both dark and funny Its central character, Jimmy Strawhorn, grows up on a ranch in West Texas thinking he s an orphan but is summoned to Baton Rouge, where he discovers his past is stranger than he can imagine Jimmy tries to navigate his urge to jump from high places, his fear of falling in love, and a complex family history fThe Jumper is an old fashioned, modern novel both dark and funny Its central character, Jimmy Strawhorn, grows up on a ranch in West Texas thinking he s an orphan but is summoned to Baton Rouge, where he discovers his past is stranger than he can imagine Jimmy tries to navigate his urge to jump from high places, his fear of falling in love, and a complex family history full of deceit and racial ambiguity At the same time, two other eccentric main characters, named Sandra and J T deal with dangerous pasts and presents of their own as Jimmy s arrival alters their lives Winner of the 2012 George Garrett Prize for Fiction


  • Title: The Jumper
  • Author: Tim Parrish
  • ISBN: 9781937875282
  • Page: 322
  • Format: Paperback

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Comments The Jumper

  • Karen

    When Jimmy Strawhorn, orphaned as a baby and living in Texas, gets a letter from a man saying he is his father and wants to meet him before he dies, Jimmy heads to Baton Rouge on a journey to discover his past. There he meets J.T his father, and quickly gets drawn into J.T.'s drama and problems with the local mafia boss. Through flashbacks, we slowly learn the truth about the circumstances surrounding Jimmy's birth and early life. The characters all have hard luck stories and are struggling just [...]


  • Dana Gynther

    A couple of months ago, I read Tim Parrish's excellent memoir, "Fear and What Follows," and was curious to see what he'd do with a novel. I was certainly not disappointed. "The Jumper" is a page-turner, a sensory-experience, an auditory delight. His cast of characters is as fascinating as it is believable; the reader, although given generous amounts of information about all the characters, yearns to know more about each one. The reader is transported to the settings, from the dusty plains of Tex [...]


  • Kendall

    Tim Parrish's first novel is gripping from the first chapter to the last. More than just a good read, The Jumper broaches important themes for our day. The portrayal of the main character, Jimmy, is spot-on. His means of coping with being illiterate dovetail nicely with his biological father J. T.'s gambling addictions. If you're familiar with Tim Parrish's previous collection of short stories, Red Stick Men, or his memoir, Fear and What Follows, then you won't be surprised to find a troubled fa [...]


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