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Author: Virginia Reeves
Publisher: London : Scribner, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Placing itself perfectly alongside acclaimed work by Philipp Meyer, Jane Smiley and J M Coetzee, this debut novel charts the story of Roscoe T Martin in rural Alabama in the 1920s. Roscoe has set his sights on a new type of power spreading at the start of the 20th century: electricity. It becomes his training, his life's work. But when his wife Marie inherits her father's failing farm, Roscoe has to give it up, with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Reeves
ISBN: 9781471152214 1471152219 9781471152221 1471152227
OCLC Number: 936374210
Awards: The Man Booker Prize for Fiction, Longlist 2016.
Description: 262 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Virginia Reeves.

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From an astonishing new voice, this debut charts the life of Roscoe T Martin, first as a farm owner with a fractured family, then as prison inmate...  Read more...

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`A traditional story about human struggle in a now vanished America, this classic novel will appeal to admirers of Daniel Woodrell's Winter's Bone.' * Irish Times on Work Like Any Other * "With Read more...

 
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