Shake Terribly the Earth: Stories from an Appalachian Family

Shake Terribly the Earth: Stories from an Appalachian Family

by Sarah Beth Childers


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780821420614
Publisher: Ohio University Press
Publication date: 11/19/2013
Series: Race, Ethnicity and Gender in Appalachia Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Sarah Beth Childers is a lecturer in English at West Virginia University. She has also served as a visiting professor of creative nonfiction at West Virginia Wesleyan College.

Table of Contents

O Glorious Love 1

Shorn 10

Through a Train Window 13

My Dead-Grandmother Essay 29

Scissors 42

Ghost Siblings 49

Garbage-Bag Charity 57

At His Feet as Dead 73

Give 'Em Jesus 97

Hot Girls in Short Skirts 111

Shake Terribly the Earth 130

November Leaves 154

Boat Stories: Three Generations 157

The Tricia Has Crashed 170

Kite String 188

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