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May 2014 ISSUE

Night of the Cooters

Our fourth piece of audio fiction for May is “Night of the Cooters” written by Howard Waldrop and read by Kate Baker.

 
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First published in Omni Magazine, April 1987.
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May 2014 ISSUE

Night of the Cooters

Sheriff Lindley was asleep on the toilet in the Pachuco County courthouse when someone started pounding on the door.
“Bert!” the voice yelled as the sheriff jerked awake.
“Gol Dang!” said the lawman. The Waco newspaper slid off his lap onto the floor.
He pulled his pants up with one hand and the toilet chain on the [...]