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So well thought out. Catches the spirit and nature of the people. A gift to us to help know and understand the people of the Carolinas.Published 1 month ago by Peggy Snow Schilling
These stories were just OK. I did not find them that 'depressing' the way other people did but a lot were more realistic when it comes to the South and issues that effect the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by J.
A compilation of short stories based in the Appalachian mountains. The stories hook you in to the characters and their hardships. Beautifully written and was a quick read.Published 3 months ago by Kara
For eleven of the dozen stories in this somewhat slender collection, I aware five stars each. Ron Rash has earned a well-deserved reputation as a writer, especially the short... Read morePublished 3 months ago by C. E. Selby
I wasn't familiar with this author before, but thought his stories were wonderful ... evocative and haunting. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Linda Lamb
I like dark stories so I enjoyed this book. If you live in Appalachia, you will recognize the landscapes and characters that fill Ron Rash's beautifully crafted collection of... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Mary Anne
After having read Ron Rash's novel The World Made Straight, I was excited to have the opportunity to read more of his work. Read morePublished 8 months ago by EMRyan
These stories had interesting and well defined characters. Background descriptions are interesting and enjoyable. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Alice Niver
My introduction to Ron Rash was an interview on NPR which included him reading from another of his collections of short stories, "Nothing Gold Can Stay". Read morePublished 10 months ago by LAN Guy