A Hairpiece Named Denial
S. Sal Hanna
9781938349959, $22.95, PB, 388pp, www.amazon.com
Synopsis: An elderly widow with no heirs and who had kept her wealth a private matter, Alice is a writer of comic prose. Now she has come up with a unique plan to give away seven million dollars. Set in a small town on the Great Plains in the 1980s, "A Hairpiece Named Denial" fully captures Alice's offbeat humor as she interacts with a young man who holds a BA in Philosophy and wears an Elvis-pompadour hairpiece. All the more impressive when considering that "A Hairpiece Named Denial" is the debut novel of Sal Hanna, this...