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Broken Angel by Sigmund Brouwer
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New England White by Stephen L. Carter
New England White
by Stephen L. Carter
read in March, 2008
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This novel tells the story of an upper-class black family in a small New England town. Both husband and wife work at an Ivy League college.

The book has a complicated plot that involves numerous characters. It's also a fairly lengthy book. However, th...more
Serena by Ron Rash
by Ron Rash
read in December, 2008
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This is a great new book by Ron Rash, who teaches at Western Carolina University. It is set in a lumber camp in the mountains of North Carolina during the Great Depression. The title character, Serena Pemberton, has just joined her husband at the cam...more
Howard Finster, Stranger from Another World by Howard Finster
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This out-of-print book is worth tracking down. It is the life story of noted folk artist the Rev. Howard Finster told in his own words. Finster became famous for his unique visionary paintings and his construction of Paradise Garden, a folk art envir...more
One Foot in Eden by Ron Rash
One Foot in Eden
by Ron Rash
read in November, 2008
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This is a fascinating tale about life in the remote mountains of western North Carolina. It is a suspenseful page-turner that shows a real depth of understanding of mountain culture. This was Ron Rash's first novel. I can't wait to read his newest on...more
date: September 26, 2008 09:26AM
location: Belk Centrum, Lenoir-Rhyne College, Hickory, NC, 628 7th Ave. Place NE, Hickory, NC, The United States
description: Mary Emma Harris, director of the Black Mountain College Project and author of The Arts at Black Mountain College, will discuss her work.
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