Saints at the river
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Published:
New York : H. Holt, 2004.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
239 pages ; 25 cm.
Status:
Green Hills - Adult Fiction
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Description

A major new Southern voice emerges in this novel about a town divided by the aftermath of a tragic accident--and the woman caught in the middle

When a twelve-year-old girl drowns in the Tamassee River and her body is trapped in a deep eddy, the people of the small South Carolina town that bears the river's name are thrown into the national spotlight. The girl's parents want to attempt a rescue of the body; environmentalists are convinced the rescue operation will cause permanent damage to the river and set a dangerous precedent. Torn between the two sides is Maggie Glenn, a twenty-eight-year-old newspaper photographer who grew up inthe town and has been sent to document the incident. Since leaving home almost ten years ago, Maggie has done her best to avoid her father, but now, as the town's conflict opens old wounds, she finds herself revisiting the past she's fought so hard to leave behind. Meanwhile, the reporter who's accompanied her to cover the story turns out to have a painful past of his own, and one that might stand in the way of their romance. Drawing on the same lyrical prose and strong sense of place that distinguished his award-winning first novel, One Foot in Eden , Ron Rash has written a book about the deepest human themes: the love of the land, the hold of the dead on the living, and the need to dive beneath the surface to arrive at a deeper truth. Saints at the River confirms the arrival of one of today's most gifted storytellers.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780312424916, 0805074872
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APA Citation (style guide)

Rash, R. (2004). Saints at the river. New York: H. Holt.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Rash, Ron, 1953-. 2004. Saints At the River. New York: H. Holt.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Rash, Ron, 1953-, Saints At the River. New York: H. Holt, 2004.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Rash, Ron. Saints At the River. New York: H. Holt, 2004. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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