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The drownt boy : an Ozark tale

Author: Art Homer
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It had been many years since Art Homer had spent time in the region where he grew up as the child of subsistence farmers. In this beautifully written true tale, Homer returns to the Missouri Ozarks with his stepson, Reese, for a three-day canoe trip down the recently flooded Current River. As rain threatens to erupt again and the two prepare for their uncertain trip down the swollen river, a man in a straw hat pulls
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Homer, Art.
Drownt boy.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)624470864
Named Person: Art Homer; Art Homer; Art Homer
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Art Homer
ISBN: 0826209815 9780826209818
OCLC Number: 30700533
Description: 155 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Art Homer.

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A father and his stepson pursue the ghost of a ""drownt"" boy down the recently flooded Current River. It had been many years since Art Homer had spent time in the region where he grew up, and as  Read more...

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"Art Homer's The Drownt Boy is a complex and magical evocation of place. Its Ozarks are made of the deep stuff of boyhood memory and family life and of a carefully described, present-day canoe trip Read more...

 
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