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Gap Creek : a novel

Author: Robert Morgan
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A novel on the harsh life in the Appalachian Mountains at the turn of the century. The heroine is Julie Harmon whose work load includes hauling water, butchering a hog, rendering lard, plucking a turkey, baking and preserving--all described in detail.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Bildungsromane
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morgan, Robert, 1944-
Gap Creek.
Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1999
(OCoLC)607440598
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Morgan
ISBN: 1565122429 9781565122420 1565122968 9781565122963
OCLC Number: 41488832
Description: 326 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Robert Morgan.
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During their first year of marriage, Julie and Hank move to Gap Creek, South Carolina, where a flood that nearly kills them tests the endurance of their relationship.  Read more...

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"Gripping storytelling, indelible sense of time and place . . . Morgan turns the stories of prosaic lives into page-turners." --"The Raleigh News and Observer"

 
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