27 Views of Hillsborough [NOOK Book]

Overview

An anthology of a small North Carolina town that many writers call home. This eclectic collection includes essays, short stories, poetry, memoir, even a locally inspired menu. A town documented in many genres by many skillful practitioners from so many perspectives is a rare phenomenon. This book offers twenty-seven of those perspectives. It is a book about a sense of place. Includes an introduction by Michael Malone, and contributions by Craig Nova, Allan Gurganus, David Payne, Jill McCorkle, Randall Kenan, Lee ...
See more details below
27 Views of Hillsborough

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1
  • NOOK HD Tablet
  • NOOK HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK eReaders
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$7.00
BN.com price

Overview

An anthology of a small North Carolina town that many writers call home. This eclectic collection includes essays, short stories, poetry, memoir, even a locally inspired menu. A town documented in many genres by many skillful practitioners from so many perspectives is a rare phenomenon. This book offers twenty-seven of those perspectives. It is a book about a sense of place. Includes an introduction by Michael Malone, and contributions by Craig Nova, Allan Gurganus, David Payne, Jill McCorkle, Randall Kenan, Lee Smith, Hal Crowther, Peter Wood, Jaki Shelton Green, Barry Jacobs.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Amber Nimocks
27 Views of Hillsborough expounds on the relationship between Hillsborough and those who love it, teasing out the reasons so many thoughtful people call the town home. The combined effect is a vivid tableau of how a community shapes the lives of those who heed its call. While each of the 27 authors clearly finds Hillsborough enchanting, this is not a collection of Chamber of Commerce tracts. The writers include poets, journalists, singers, and thinkers. They praise and cajole, celebrate and lam
Charles Wheeler
This is a strong book and fun to read. It must have been a bear to organize. But Elizabeth Woodman of Eno Publishers came up with innovative categories: A Place Called Home, Street Scenes, Views in Fiction, In the Country, and Views from Before. You see the town from lots of points of view. They overlap, yes, but intertwine. The writing, of course, isn’t always stellar, but so what? It’s a collection and a good one.
Dave Hart
That diversity is reflected in "27 Views of Hillsborough: A Southern Town in Prose & Poetry," the third book from Hillsborough-based Eno Publishers. The book is a collection of essays, excerpts, short stories and poems by 26 local authors (poet Elon G. Eidenier has two entries). Some of them are well-known writers - Lee Smith is in the book, and so are Alan Gurganus, Michael Malone, Jill McCorkle and more - and others somewhat less so, such as Aaron Vandemark, the owner and chef at Proscuitto r
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780982077160
  • Publisher: Eno Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/4/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 210
  • File size: 372 KB

Meet the Author

Michael Malone writes the Introduction and contributes a short story. He has written over a dozen books, including Handling Sin and Uncivil Seasons. A former television writer, he is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Emmy, O Henry and Edgar. Allan Gurganus is the author of Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All, Plays Well With Others, White People and The Practical Heart. His short stories appear in The New Yorker, among other publications. Lee Smith is the author of twelve novels and four collections of short stories. Her books include Fair and Tender Ladies and On Agate Hill. Randall Kenan is the author of A Visitation of Spirits, Let the Dead Bury Their Dead, and The Fire This Time, among other books. He is recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, Sherwood Anderson Award, and the Rome Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Jill McCorkle is the author of nine books, including July 7th, The Cheerleader, and Going Away Shoes. She is recipient of North Carolina Award for Literature, the John Dos Passos Prize, and many other awards. Craig Nova has written twelve novels, including The Good Son, Cruisers, and the Informer. He is recipient of Award in Literature from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 1
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(1)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted May 23, 2011

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)