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Riassunto: Strong-willed, self-reliant Gertie Nevel's peaceful life in the Kentucky hills was devastated by the brutal winds of change. Uprooted form their backwoods home, she and her family were thrust into the confusion and chaos of wartime Detroit. And in a pitiless world of unendurable poverty, Gertie would battle fiercely and relentlessly to protect those things she held most precious--her children, her heritage...and her triumphant ability to create beauty in the suffocating shadow of ugliness and despair.
L'autore: Harriette Arnow was born in 1908 into a family whose roots reached back for five generations of Kentucky's history. From this rich background, she inherited a bountiful storytelling tradition that provided inspiration for her acclaimed novels: Mountain Path, Hunter's Horn, and The Dollmaker, the last considered her masterpiece and a landmark of American fiction. She dies in 1986.
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Descrizione libro Univ Pr of Kentucky 1985-12, 1985. Hardcover. Condizione libro: good. 0813115442. Codice libro della libreria 621368
Descrizione libro Univ Pr of Kentucky, 1985. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Codice libro della libreria P020813115442