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Addie: A Memoir
     

Addie: A Memoir

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by Mary Lee Settle
 

ISBN-10: 157003284X

ISBN-13: 9781570032844

Pub. Date: 10/28/1998

Publisher: University of South Carolina Press

An autobiography that begins with one's birth begins too late...So begins Mary Lee Settle's stunning memoir, which interweaves her own life with those of her grandmother and other family members to create a colorful quilt of West Virginia life that spans more than a century. One of the most respected Southern writers of our age, Mary Lee Settle offers us a glimpse of

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An autobiography that begins with one's birth begins too late...So begins Mary Lee Settle's stunning memoir, which interweaves her own life with those of her grandmother and other family members to create a colorful quilt of West Virginia life that spans more than a century. One of the most respected Southern writers of our age, Mary Lee Settle offers us a glimpse of American history--through the eyes of one fascinating family.

"A classic American memoir...to love as well as to read, a book to pass from hand to hand, generation to generation." --Boston Globe

"Settle has preserved for us a moment in the South's history palpable as the trumpet vines and rocking chairs of a long-departed front-porch afternoon." --New York Times Book Review

Mary Lee Settle, author of the Beulah Quintet and many other works of fiction, won the National Book Award for her novel Blood Tie, and her most recent novel, Choices, was named one of Publishers Weekly's Best Books of the Year. She has received an Award for Literature from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, and awards from the Southern Regional Council, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Merrill Foundation. She is also the founder of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570032844
Publisher:
University of South Carolina Press
Publication date:
10/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
237
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.27(h) x 1.06(d)

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