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Something rich and strange : selected stories

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First edition.

A collection of thirty stories set in Appalachia illuminates the tensions between the traditional and the modern, the old and new South, tenderness and violence, and man and nature.

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Geneva Public Library RASH (Text)
First Floor Fiction
52118300841977
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01/25/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062349347
  • ISBN: 0062349341
  • Physical Description: 434 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2014.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Hard times -- Three a.m. and the stars were out -- The ascent -- Night hawks -- The trusty -- Back of beyond -- Lincolnites -- Into the gorge -- Return -- Waiting for the end of the world -- Burning bright -- The woman who believed in jaguars -- Where the map ends -- Those who are dead are only now forgiven -- Their ancient, glittering eyes -- Falling star -- The magic bus -- Something rich and strange -- The dowry -- A sort of miracle -- The corpse bird -- Dead confederates -- The woman at the pond -- A servant of history -- Twenty-six days -- Last rite -- Blackberries in June -- Chemistry -- The night the new Jesus fell to earth -- The harvest -- Badeye -- Love and pain in the New South -- Shiloh -- Outlaws.
Summary, etc.:
A collection of thirty stories set in Appalachia illuminates the tensions between the traditional and the modern, the old and new South, tenderness and violence, and man and nature.
Subject: City and town life > Fiction.
Mountain life > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Short stories.
Appalachian Region > Fiction.
Genre: Short stories.


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