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God's Oddling, the story of Mick Stuart, My Father

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Here in these warm, moving recollections of a father he loved, Jesse Stuart, one of the truly great writers of contemporary American fiction, tells about the land and the home he has known all his life. The house is gone now. The people young Jesse once knew have vanished, along with a way of life he remembers. But in this delightful and poingant narrative, he recaptures ...more
Hardcover, 1st, 266 pages
Published January 1960 by McGraw-Hill
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It was a pleasure to "make the acquaintance" of Jesse Stuart's father. I wish I had found this book earlier!
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Jesse Hilton Stuart was an American writer known for writing short stories, poetry, and novels about Southern Appalachia. Born and raised in Greenup County, Kentucky, Stuart relied heavily on the rural locale of Northeastern Kentucky for his writings. Stuart was named the Poet Laureate of Kentucky in 1954. He died at Jo-Lin nursing home in Ironton, Ohio, which is near his boyhood home.
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