Clare and the Country People and Other Stories

Clare and the Country People and Other Stories : Tales of Lower Appalachia

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CLARE AND THE COUNTRY PEOPLE AND OTHER STORIES features Tales of Lower Appalachia and traces the history of the fictional Waldentown from its post-Civil War days through the new century. The town has its first legal hanging, house fires that cause one couple to retreat to a remote community to rebuild. Burley's residents had never even seen a chocolate cake. Clare Reardon is the "town girl" who has to learn to cope: with a husband she nurses during the 1917 flu epidemic, with a brother who returns from the Great War missing both legs to trench disease. (395 pages; 125,000 words) The collection features vignettes (short shorts), short stories, novellas, and a short more

Product details

  • Paperback | 362 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 19mm | 485g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514395584
  • 9781514395585

About MR Howard Denson

Howard Denson is a native of Jasper, Ala., but has lived all over the Southeast (Key West, Hattiesburg, Pensacola, Marianna, Vidalia, Birmingham, Jasper, and Jacksonville). He has been a "flunky journalist" for several newspapers and has taught English and humanities at what is now Florida State College at more