Far Family

Far Family

by Wilma Dykeman, Jim Gray
     
 

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Wilma Dykeman's acclaimed 1966 novel describes a passionate family, the Thurstons, who have wandered from their origins in the Southern mountains to form new lives in New England, the Deep South, Senate offices in Washington. One by one, they reassemble in the family home when Clay Thurston, recently returned from the North, stands accused of murder. the family

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Wilma Dykeman's acclaimed 1966 novel describes a passionate family, the Thurstons, who have wandered from their origins in the Southern mountains to form new lives in New England, the Deep South, Senate offices in Washington. One by one, they reassemble in the family home when Clay Thurston, recently returned from the North, stands accused of murder. the family explores their roots at the turn of the previous century and out of heartbreak and chaos achieve a new understanding.

Editorial Reviews

Chicago Tribune
Clay Thurston is one of the most complex and interesting characters in contemporary fiction.
Los Angeles Times
The Far Family is alive with powerful contrasts and the interrelationship of life: black and white, rich and poor, Mountain and Deep South, prejudice and innocence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780961385958
Publisher:
Wakestone Books
Publication date:
06/01/1966
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.10(d)

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