Brent, Alabama: Standard American, 2021
About Vade Mecum
Really, how can human beings ever hope for transcendence while still attached to physical bodies, unsightly paraphernalia hindered by illnesses, old age, economic requirements and the rest. How much better if the best of us, you and me, were transposed into everlasting equipment able to separate the spiritual from the chaff!
About the Author
Tito Perdue is the author of twenty-three novels, including Lee (1991), The New Austerities (1994), Opportunities in Alabama Agriculture (1994), The Sweet-Scented Manuscript (2004), Fields of Asphodel (2007), The Node (2011), Morning Crafts (2013), Reuben (2014), the William’s House quartet (2016), Cynosura (2017), Philip (2017), The Bent Pyramid (2018), Though We Be Dead, Yet Our Day Will Come (2018), The Philatelist (2018), The Smut Book (2018), The Gizmo (2019), Love Song of the Australopiths (2020), and Materials for All Future Historians (2020). In 2015, he received the H. P. Lovecraft Prize for Literature.