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Crossing the river : a novel

Author: Fenton Johnson
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2016]
Series: Kentucky voices.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Make no mistake: Martha Bragg Picket is a headstrong southern woman with a rebellious spirit, a characteristic her son Michael shares. Yet to see her after almost twenty years of marriage, it might no longer seem clear. A Yankee contractor's arrival in town catalyzes her dissatisfaction, leading her to turn her life upside down -- unaware that her son will follow suit. Both heartfelt and shrewdly humorous, this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fenton Johnson
ISBN: 9780813166476 0813166470
OCLC Number: 922631910
Description: vii, 214 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Kentucky voices.
Responsibility: Fenton Johnson.

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Make no mistake, Martha Bragg Picket is a headstrong southern woman with a rebellious spirit, a characteristic her son Michael shares. Both heartfelt and shrewdly humorous, this widely acclaimed  Read more...

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"A gallant and engaging heroine who, from the ashes of total defeat, rises again to win our hearts." -- San Francisco Examiner "Johnson is a storyteller of distinction. He knows the regional, Read more...

 
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