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Dimestore / Lee Smith.

Smith, Lee, 1944- author. (Author).
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  • 23 of 25 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 25 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City B Smi (Text) 76893000260870 Adult Biographies Checked out 04/15/2017
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville B SMITH (Text) 78321000025399 Adult Biography Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 813.54 SMI (Text) 34304000841044 Adult - Nonfiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville B Smi (Text) 32604000204352 DCTPLD AD Biography Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Laurel PL B SMI (Text) 36241000390607 Biography Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Westport WSPT BIO SMITH (Text) 32826014069942 Adult Biography Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood BIO SMITH (Text) 36626103724274 Adult Biographies Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown 975.5752 SMIT (Text) 39213000771042 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch B.c Smith, Lee (Text) 78294000258169 Adult Biography Available -
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library B SM (Text) 30477100919699 Adult: Biography Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781616205027
  • ISBN: 1616205024
  • Physical Description: xix, 202 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: Subtitle from book jacket.
Formatted Contents Note: Preface: raised to leave: some thoughts on "culture" -- Dimestore -- Recipe box -- Kindly nervous -- Lady lessons -- Marble cake and moonshine -- Big river -- On Lou's porch -- Lightning storm -- Driving Miss Daisy crazy; or, losing the mind of the South -- Goodbye to the sunset man -- Blue heaven -- A life in books -- Angels passing -- The little locksmith.
Summary, etc.: Evenly divided between a book about Smith's process and her life, first as a Southern mountain child and, later, as the parent of a schizophrenic child, this book is interesting and compelling. Despite being surrounded by loving family and being blessed with an active imagination, Lee copes with a mentally ill mother. Later, her son's mental illness and early death brings her to the breaking point but she is saved by her writing.
Subject: Smith, Lee, 1944- > Childhood and youth.
Novelists, American > 20th century > Biography.
Grundy (Va.) > Biography.
Grundy (Va.) > Social life and customs.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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