A Mouthful of Dust

A Mouthful of Dust

By Douglas Savage

Nortia Press, Paperback, 9780984225286, 212pp.

Publication Date: June 2012


A fictional portrait of famed writer Stephen Cranea young correspondent grappling with death during the Spanish-American War.

Praise For A Mouthful of Dust

"A Mouthful of Dust is an enticing read that explores the soul of a soldier, and of a writer. Highly recommended." Midwest Book Review

"Douglas Savage’s writing is so compelling that Stephen Crane himself could have written A Mouthful of Dust.” David Halliburton, PhD, author of The Color of the Sky: A Study of Stephen Crane

"Powerful and haunting. A tour de force."Perry Lentz, professor emeritus of English, Kenyon College

"I loved the surprise ending and I think Crane would have, too."Linda H. Davis, author of Badge of Courage: The Life of Stephen Crane