Scissors, Paper, Rock

Scissors, Paper, Rock

A Novel

Kentucky Voices

by Fenton Johnson

Introduction by Pam Houston

Published by: The University Press of Kentucky

Imprint: The University Press of Kentucky

274 Pages, 5.00 x 8.00 x 0.00 in

  • Paperback
  • 9780813166568
  • Published: February 2016



Along with his siblings, Raphael Hardin left his childhood home in rural Kentucky. Grappling with an AIDS diagnosis, he returns to care for his dying father. Told from the perspectives of Raphael, his family, and their lifelong neighbor, Fenton Johnson's landmark novel reveals the blood struggles and binding loves of a broken family made whole.