Bucket Nut A heroine as unlovely as she is unlikely, Eva Wylie ("Bucket Nut") is hulking, foul-mouthed, and short-tempered, but she hides a heart of gold beneath… Fiction Mystery and Thriller
Book Review

Bucket Nut

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Writer: Liza Cody; Genres: Fiction, Mystery and Thriller

A heroine as unlovely as she is unlikely, Eva Wylie (''Bucket Nut'') is hulking, foul-mouthed, and short-tempered, but she hides a heart of gold beneath her steely emotional armor. With Bucket Nut — inaccurately billed as a mystery — Liza Cody (Backhand) launches a promising new series in which the lovably lowbrow Eva, a professional wrestler and unwitting hit woman, hunts down her estranged sister and becomes enamored of a WASPy female junkie. When it comes to hard luck and rampant misanthropy, Cody gives Harry Crews a run for his money. And that's a compliment. A-

Originally posted Feb 26, 1993 Published in issue #159 Feb 26, 1993 Order article reprints