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Above the waterfall: a novel [electronic resource] / Ron Rash.

Rash, Ron, 1953- (Author). Ferrone, Richard. (Added Author). Gilbert, Tavia. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780062358516 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 0062358510 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 30 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Harper Collins Publishers : 2015.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Richard Ferrone and Tavia Gilbert.
Summary, etc.: In this poetic and haunting tale set in contemporary Appalachia, New York Times bestselling author Ron Rash illuminates lives shaped by violence and a powerful connection to the land. Les, a long-time sheriff just three-weeks from retirement, contends with the ravages of crystal meth and his own duplicity in his small Appalachian town. Becky, a park ranger with a harrowing past, finds solace amid the lyrical beauty of this patch of North Carolina. Enduring the mistakes and tragedies that have indelibly marked them, they are drawn together by a reverence for the natural world. When an irascible elderly local is accused of poisoning a trout stream, Les and Becky are plunged into deep and dangerous waters, forced to navigate currents of disillusionment and betrayal that will force them to question themselves and test their tentative bond-and threaten to carry them over the edge. Echoing the heartbreaking beauty of William Faulkner and the spiritual isolation of Carson McCullers, Above the Waterfall demonstrates once again the prodigious talent of Ron Rash.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Nature > Social aspects > Fiction.
Sheriffs > Fiction.
Park rangers > Fiction.
North Carolina > Fiction.
Appalachian Region, Southern > Fiction.

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