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About the Author
Lisa Alther is the bestselling author of five novels, among them the critically acclaimed Kinflicks, and a family memoir, Kinfolks: Falling Off the Family Tree. She was born in Kingsport, Tennessee, in 1944, one of five children in a close-knit family influenced by both its Southern and “Yankee” roots. After attending Wellesley College and working in book publishing, she moved to Vermont, where she began to write and raise her daughter. Alther currently divides her time among Tennessee, Vermont, and New York City.
What People are Saying About This
"Bedrock is a soothe to read, but humor is only one of its graces. Lisa Alther writes with a profound acceptance of human variety and vaguery that is rare in this mean age and lifts the spirits."
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This wasn't as irresistibly delightfully funny as "Kin Flicks" and "Original Sins" that I read more than 30 years ago? I am getting old and tired and humour-less or the author is.
12/06/07-14/06/07 (not finished yet)Picked this up by chance and discovered to my delight a wonderful little book. Full of character, satire, tongue-in-cheek humour and fun. Alther has created characters to die for. Only half way through but feel I ought to start again ¿ plot, story-line and actors are so complex and interesting.
When I see a five star review for a book, I am interested. Far too often, when I look at the reviews, I discover they are stupid teenagers playing their clan games. Barnes & Noble, you need to do something about them. It's been going on way too long. Get a programmer in to fix this and block them! Or, you will lose customers to Amazon.
Blackfang: black cat with three claw marks over right eye due to dog attack. About tsunamipaws age male
"Hey! Treenose wait up!" Cried a voice as a small aprrentice chased after the medicine cat. She had a white pelt and bright blue eyes. <p> "Cloudpaw no!" Yowled Treenose as a bagder loomed over the small apprentice. He darts foward and slashed it's nose making it release Cloudpaw. <p> "T-treenose," she stuttered a blood wells fom her leg. <p> "Yes, Cloudpaw, I'm here," he meowed his voice cracked with grief and he stared into her hazy blue eyes. <p> "Badger. Behind," she stuttered. It was too late, the badger already grasped Treenose in it's claws biting his spine killing him. She forced herself to her paws falling along the way. <p> "Cloudpaw what happened?! Where's Treenose?!" All the cats shout in unison but Sandstar the loudest. She just came back from the Mooncrystal and looked tired but still her eyes glaze with tears. <p> "Badger-Killed-killed-hi-him," she mummbled before passing out. <p> Treenose's apprentice Starsoul tended to the wounds mummbling something as she griefed also. Cloudpaw's mother, Bluelight and her father, Acornfall both watched scaredly. <p> "Will she be alright?" Meowed a worried voice. *Volepaw* she thought. <p> "Of cours she will mouse-brain! It's just because you loooooove her!" Teased a loud but joking voice. *Obviously that's Tsunamipaw* she thought holding back a laugh. She knew she was concious but she didn't dare open her eyes for a lecture. <p> Finally she opened her eyes and and picked out: Bluelight, Acornfall, Tsunamipaw, Volepaw, and Falconheat. <p> "Cloudpaw, The cats you see are from BurnClan, WispClan, StormClan, and LakeClan. They are here to discuss the death of Treenose. Please don't attack them," winced Sandstar as they pad into her den. She kne they were BranchClan and would always stand tall. LEADER'S P.O.V <p> "A new home?!" All the leader's shout from Sandstar's den. <p> "Calm down Flamestar of BurnClan. I know its alot to process but it's also important. The badger count is raising at an alarming rate. Three cats have already died in our clan and we live in the trees mainly!" Yowled Sandstar <p> "Sandstar!" Scolded Dewstar of LakeClan as she gets up and walked towards the entrance making all the cat have a ripple in awe as her bright silver pelt with gray flecks shone and her blue eyes glimmer. <p> "The cat of silver!" They all yowl remembering the prophecy. / A cat of silver meets a cloud saving all of the branch and lake. A storm arrises attacking the burn. Only the silver cloud saves them all. / <p> ( Please enjoy! This is my first fanfiction ever! Character application will be graciously excepted! ) ~ Rain ~