The Resource This rock: : a novel, (ebook)

This rock: : a novel, (ebook)

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This rock: : a novel
Title
This rock:
Title remainder
a novel
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the author of Gap Creek-an international best-seller and winner of the Southern Book Critics Circle Award-comes the gripping story of two brothers struggling against each other and the confines of their mountain world in 1920s Appalachia. The Powell brothers-Muir and Moody-are as different as Cain and Abel. Muir is an innocent, a shy young man with big dreams. Moody, the older and wilder brother-embittered by the death of his father, by years of fighting his mother, and by his jealousy of Muir's place in the family-takes to moonshine and gambling and turns his anger on his brother. Muir escapes by wandering, making his way around the country in attempts to find something-an occupation, a calling-to match his ambition. Through it all, their mother, Ginny, tries to steer her boys right, all the while remembering her own losses: her husband (whose touch still haunts her), her youth, and the fiery sense of God that once ordered her world. When Muir, in a drunken vision, decides that his purpose in life is to clear a space on a hill and build a stone church with his own hands, the consequences of his plan are far-reaching and irrevocable: a community threatens to tear itself apart, men die, and his family is forever changed. All that's left in the aftermath are the ghosts and the memories of a new man
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1944-
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Morgan, Robert
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Appalachian Region
  • Mountain life
  • Brothers
  • Domestic fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
This rock: : a novel, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781565128958
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11688542
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11688542
System control number
MWT11688542
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
This rock: : a novel, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781565128958
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11688542
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11688542
System control number
MWT11688542
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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