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July 7th
     

July 7th

by Jill McCorkle
 

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An unsolved murder at the Quik Pik propels us into twenty-four hours of rich comedy and fast action in the North Carolina town of Marshboro. Two memorable presences are Granner Weeks, a white widow, and Fannie McNair, a black housekeeper. They know that people learn to live by living with each other—in each other's ways and in each other's hearts. "With these

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An unsolved murder at the Quik Pik propels us into twenty-four hours of rich comedy and fast action in the North Carolina town of Marshboro. Two memorable presences are Granner Weeks, a white widow, and Fannie McNair, a black housekeeper. They know that people learn to live by living with each other—in each other's ways and in each other's hearts. "With these JULY 7th and The CHEER LEADER . . . McCorkle emerges as the most exciting young American writer of fiction to come along in years."—Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565120020
Publisher:
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Publication date:
01/05/1992
Series:
Front Porch Paperback Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
5.06(w) x 6.98(h) x 1.20(d)
Lexile:
910L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

Jill McCorkle is the author of nine previous books—four story collections and five novels—five of which have been selected as New York Times Notable Books. The recipient of the New England Book Award, the John Dos Passos Prize for Excellence in Literature, and the North Carolina Prize for Literature, she teaches writing at North Carolina State University and lives in Hillsborough, North Carolina. Visit her online at www.jillmccorkle.com. 

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