I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive (novel)

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I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive
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Author Steve Earle
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date
May 12, 2011
Pages 256
ISBN ISBN 978-0-618-82096-2

I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive is Steve Earle's first novel, entitled after a Hank Williams song.

It was published the spring of 2011. The novel is set in San Antonio, Texas in 1963, and tells the story of a defrocked doctor and morphine addict. The doctor makes a living by performing illegal abortions and is haunted by the ghost of Hank Williams, with whom he was traveling when Williams died of an overdose.[1] The novel is published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt1.[2]

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