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Gap Creek: The Story of a Marriage

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An Oprah's Book Club Selection

An unflinching tale of turn-of-the-century Appalachian life, Gap Creek chronicles the challenging first year in the marriage of Julie Harmon and Hank Richards. After losing both her father and brother before turning 17, Julie faces fire, flood, grifters, sickness, and starvation with grim determination and remarkable stamina. By capturing the earthy details of rural life, including raw, riveting accounts of everything from hog slaughtering to childbirth, Robert Morgan weaves the human and the heroic that coexist in every individual.

About the Author

Robert Morgan was raised on his family's farm in the North Carolina mountains. The author of eleven books of poetry and eight books of fiction, including the bestselling novel Gap Creek. Winner of a 2007 Academy of Arts and Letters Award for Literature, he lives in Ithaca, New York, where he teaches at Cornell University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781565113879
Author:
Morgan, Robert
Publisher:
HighBridge Audio
Author:
Hill, Jill
Author:
Highbridge
Location:
St. Paul, Minn.:
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Young women
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
19th century
Subject:
Mountain life
Subject:
Appalachian Region, Southern
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Abridged; 5 hours on 4 CDs
Abridged:
Y
Series:
Oprah's book club ;
Series Volume:
SP 69[selection 29]
Publication Date:
20000131
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
4 sound discs (5 hrs.):
Dimensions:
5.79x4.99x1.00 in. .45 lbs.
Media Run Time:
300 Minutes

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