From the Bottom up

From the Bottom up : Stories

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Leigh Allison Wilson is, as one of her narrators says of the country music lover, "an inveterate truth seeker who, deep down, believes every word is at best a pack of decent lies and at worst a matter of opinion." This debut collection was one of the first two winners of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 152 pages
  • 140 x 216mm
  • Georgia, United States
  • English
  • 0820306479
  • 9780820306476

Table of contents

From the bottom up -- Mildred Motley and the son of a bitch -- The raising -- The snipe hunters -- Invictus -- South of the border -- Broken mirrors -- The professors -- The wellest day -- Country blues for Melissa.
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Wilson is most impressive and shows herself to be a writer for all regions.--Virginia Quarterly Review
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