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This rock [electronic resource]. Robert Morgan.

Morgan, Robert. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781565128958 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2001.

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Summary, etc.: From the author of Gap Creek-an international best-seller and winner of the Southern Book Critics Circle Award-comes the gripping story of two brothers struggling against each other and the confines of their mountain world in 1920s Appalachia.The Powell brothers-Muir and Moody-are as different as Cain and Abel. Muir is an innocent, a shy young man with big dreams. Moody, the older and wilder brother-embittered by the death of his father, by years of fighting his mother, and by his jealousy of Muir's place in the family-takes to moonshine and gambling and turns his anger on his brother. Muir escapes by wandering, making his way around the country in attempts to find something-an occupation, a calling-to match his ambition.Through it all, their mother, Ginny, tries to steer her boys right, all the while remembering her own losses: her husband (whose touch still haunts her), her youth, and the fiery sense of God that once ordered her world.When Muir, in a drunken vision,...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Algonquin Books, 2001. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 952 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3416 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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