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Badly burned in a household accident when she was a child, Finch Nobles grows into a courageous and feisty loner who eschews the pity of her hometown and discovers that she can hear the voices of the people buried in her father's cemetery. Finally, when she speaks to them, they answer, telling their stories in a remarkable chorus of regrets, expla-nations, and insights.  A Gracious Plenty is like an extraordinary amalgam of Steinbeck and Faulkner,  Spoon River Anthology and Our Town. It is a reading experience that you will not soon forget.

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Sheri Reynolds teaches at Old Dominion University in Virginia. Her previous novels are Bitteroot Landing and The Rapture of Canaan.

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ToadKnits, January 18, 2008 (view all comments by ToadKnits)
I read this book first when I was in high school and it remains one of the most wonderful books I have ever read. Reynolds' language moves across you languidly, with the ease I associate with Southern women. The magical realism of this book is almost secondary to the sheer thrill of the reading experience, but the magic is no less moving or vivid. I have read it a couple of times since, and it never fails to capture me.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780609803875
Subtitle:
A Novel
Author:
Reynolds, Sheri
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Patients
Subject:
Burns and scalds
Subject:
Dead
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
3326
Publication Date:
19990316
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.92x5.04x.62 in. .53 lbs.

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