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Between the Flowers: A Novel
Between the Flowers is Harriette Simpson Arnow's second novel. Written in the late 1930s, but unpublished until 1997, this early work shows the development of social and cultural themes that would continue in Arnow's later work: the appeal of wandering and of modern life, the countervailing desire to stay within a traditional community, and the difficulties of communicatio ...more
Paperback, 426 pages
Published October 11th 2005 by Michigan State University Press
(first published November 30th 1999)
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Oct 10, 2011 Tuck rated it really liked it · review of another edition
a fantastic saga of hill billy world changing over to the modern world, with a young couple who elope and go out away from the hills to try and make it in the "real" world. only thing is, hubby has the great idea to be a farmer, while wifey thought they were going to the bright lights, anywhere, anywhere else but Kentucky. Author Arnow is the very real thing, in style and substance with Thomas Hardy, Faulkner, or any other superior novelist.
Harriette Arnow (July 7, 1908 – March 22, 1986) was an American novelist, who lived in Kentucky and Michigan.More about Harriette Simpson Arnow...