Shakely, Jack – To Be an Okie and Other Poems of the Prairie

Jack Shakely presents a collection of poems about growing up in Oklahoma, traveling the world, and cussing. Accompanied by carefully curated photographs and eclectic illustrations, this book will take any reader on a whimsical and powerful trip into the past. Features 82 pages of poems and illustrations.

Jack Shakely is the award winning author of Che Guevara’s Marijuana Savings and Loan (2014 Oklahoma Book Award) and The Confederate War Bonnet (2009 National Independent Publishers’ Association awards in historical fiction and mid-west regional fiction categories).