The Great Meadow

The Great Meadow

by Elizabeth Madox Roberts, M. E. Bradford, J. S. Sanders
     
 

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Set at the time of the western migration from Piedmont Virginia to her native Kentucky, Ms. Roberts's novel recounts the heroism of the Kentucky pioneer. Roberts was that rare thing, a true artist.. She was one of the indispensables.-Robert Penn Warren. Southern Classics Series.

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Set at the time of the western migration from Piedmont Virginia to her native Kentucky, Ms. Roberts's novel recounts the heroism of the Kentucky pioneer. Roberts was that rare thing, a true artist.. She was one of the indispensables.-Robert Penn Warren. Southern Classics Series.

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Chicago Tribune
...A noble piece of work.
From the Publisher

"Lucid and arresting, rhythmical, fresh in phrasing and construction, giving always the effect of effortless arrangement."  —New York Times

"The story is told in beautiful, lyrical prose. . . highly recommended." —The Historical Novels Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781879941076
Publisher:
J.S. Sanders Books
Publication date:
04/01/1992
Series:
Southern Classics Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
351
Sales rank:
1,271,787
Product dimensions:
5.78(w) x 8.28(h) x 1.12(d)

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"Lucid and arresting, rhythmical, fresh in phrasing and construction, giving always the effect of effortless arrangement."  —New York Times

Meet the Author

Elizabeth Madox Roberts (1881-1941) was born in Kentucky and was a lifelong student of its history. She published her first book, a collection of poetry, in 1915. This was soon followed by short stories, more poetry, and several novels, most of which examine the experience of the Kentucky pioneer.

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