by Karen Osborn
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Centerville by Karen Osborn

Set against the backdrop of the Civil Rights Movement and the escalating Vietnam War, Centerville forms an engrossing meditation on the complex questions that arise in the wake of senseless violence.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935978640
Publisher: West Virginia University Press
Publication date: 10/01/2012
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 3 Months

About the Author

Karen Osborn is the author of three previous novels, Patchwork (a New York Times Notable Book of the Year), Between Earth and Sky, and The River Road. She lives in Amherst, Massachusetts with her husband and teaches fiction writing at Mt. Holyoke College and Fairfield University. While growing up in the Midwest, she witnessed a bombing and the resulting conflagration in her small town.

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Centerville 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is one of the best books I have read in quite a while. It depicts small town American life in the late 50's-early60's and readily shows the truths behind the perfect veneer.The author is very capable at character development and the story packs a big wallop.Interesting and grabbing...