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Brighten the Corner Where You Areby Fred Chappell
Synopses & Reviews
Brighten the Corner Where You Are was handsdown one of the most widely read and favorably reviewed novels of 1989. This story of a day in the life of Joe Robert Kirkman. North Carolina mountain schoolteacher, sly prakster, and family man, won the hearts of readers and reviews across the country.
This story of a day in the life of Joe Robert Kirkman, a North Carolina mountain schoolteacher, sly prankster, country philosopher, and family man, won the hearts of readers and reviewers across the country.
About the Author
Fred Chappell is the award-winning author of over twenty books of poetry and fiction. His previous novels include I Am One of You Forever and Look Back All the Green Valley. He teaches at the University of North Carolina in Grennsboro, where he lives with his wife Susan.
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