New Books: Under Cottonwoods

November 20, 2004 By: Marshall Cutchin

“She had a spinning rod and a jar full of nightcrawlers with her, Walter said. He told her he was a flyfisherman and he could teach her how to do it so she wouldn’t use worms. She shook her head and said she’d sue the dating service for setting her up with a retard. Walter told her she was fat and he didn’t want her for a girlfriend anyway.” Robbi Courtaway talks about Under Cottonwoods, an acclaimed first novel by writer Stephen Grace that was published by The Lyons Press in January 2004. On STLToday.com.