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Oral history

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" Delightful and entertaining." PEOPLE When Jennifer, a college student, returns to her childhood home of Hoot Owl Holler with a tape recorder, the tales of murder and suicide, incest and blood ties, bring to life a vibrant story of a doomed family that still refuses to give up.... " Deft and assured....[Lee Smith] is nothing less than masterly." THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW "From the Paperback edition."
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Grouping Title oral history
Grouping Author smith lee
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Last Grouping Update 2019-06-19 22:47:36PM
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author Smith, Lee, 1944-
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display_description A curse laid on the inhabitants of Hoot Owl Holler follows each succeeding generation for a century, in a tale of love, murder, obsession, and betrayal set in Appalachia.
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publishDate 1983, 1984, 2011
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subject_facet Appalachian Region, Southern -- Fiction, Mountain life -- Fiction, Oral history -- Fiction, Virginia -- Fiction, Women college students -- Fiction
title_display Oral history
title_full Oral History, Oral history / Lee Smith
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topic_facet Fiction, Literature, Mountain life, Oral history, Women college students