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The novel offers a bleak, insightful glimpse into rural life in the south and the growing contrasts between the old and new generations. Lonnie looks to role models like his grandfather an embodiment of the dying ranching lifestyle , his hostile stepbrother Hud ensnared in the changing climate of the south and Jessie the forever-wandering cowboy.
9 Set-in-the-South Historical Fiction Books
Preferably with a cool glass of sweet tea. Flannery O'Conner masters Southern Gothic and makes that story an instant classic. Being from Savannah, and sharing the same hometown as Mrs. O'Conner makes me lover her even more. Fried Green Tomatoes shows Alabama through two timelines.
7. The Battle of Blair Mountain by Robert Shogun
This list of southern historical novels is sponsored by Visible Empire by Hannah Pittard. Visible Empire is an epic novel—based on true events—of love, grief, race, and wealth, charting a single sweltering summer in Atlanta, and a plane crash that left no one unchanged.
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G lenn Taylor was born and raised in Huntington, West Virginia. His second novel, The Marrowbone Marble Company, was published last month. Quail Ridge is a wonderful little independent store with an impressive inventory. When I finished signing the stack of books, the store manager took them off to be shelved. I browsed.