Wings of Morning book. Dipping into the realms of magical realism, William Cobb challenges southern traditionalism and embraces the supernatural.
Wings of Morning book. Set in 1965, Cobb spins a tale of freedom marches, spilled-blood, magic, and voodoo, with a twisting plot, a surprise ending, and a spellbinding cast of characters.
William Cobb is the author of seven critically acclaimed novels, COMING OF AGE AT THE Y, THE HERMIT KING, A WALK THROUGH FIRE, HARRY REUNITED, A SPRING OF SOULS. WINGS OF MORNING, and THE LAST QUEEN OF THE GYPSIES. His collection of short fiction is SOMEWHERE IN ALL THIS GREEN. He is currently working on a novel about the Creek Indian War in Alabama in 1813-1814. He is married to the short story writer Loretta Cobb and lives in Montevallo, Alabama.
William Cobb’s "Wings of Morning", is strewn with magic both real and surreal. It is 1965 in Hammond, Alabama – any Alabama small town of that time. It begins slow, as a simmering southern summer morning with the prodigal – here daughter – returned to the fold
William Cobb’s "Wings of Morning", is strewn with magic both real and surreal. It begins slow, as a simmering southern summer morning with the prodigal – here daughter – returned to the fold. Gone is the youth and innocence, which were her gold. Yet, Rachel Taylor is full of life and a quiet confidence in herself and her magic. She attends the birth of her nephew, Eshu, and sees her mother to and through death’s door. These steps along the measured path of her life set the tone for what’s to come.
The Hermit King and Other Stories. Somewhere in all this green.
William Cobb has written six critically acclaimed novels: Coming of Age at the Y, The Hermit King, A Walk Through Fire, Harry Reunited, A Spring of Souls and Wings of Morning. His collection of short stories is Somewhere in All This Green
William Cobb has written six critically acclaimed novels: Coming of Age at the Y, The Hermit King, A Walk Through Fire, Harry Reunited, A Spring of Souls and Wings of Morning. His collection of short stories is Somewhere in All This Green. He was writer-in-residence at the University of Montevallo and was the 2007 winner of the Harper Lee Award for Distinguished fiction writing.
The Talon is a highly-skilled assassin for the Court of Owls. He claims to have killed several members of the Wayne Family, and is possibly responsible for the murder of Alan Wayne. Cobb was born into a middle-class family, but when his father tragically died while building a bridge for Cameron Kane. Unable to support themselves, Cobb took to juggling baseballs on the street for pennies against his mother's wishes
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She was on the verge of becoming the nation’s first female astronaut, but NASA had no interest in sending women into space. William P. Straeter/Associated Press. Ms. Cobb, who died on March 18 at her home in Florida at 88, would fight her exclusion for years to come. Continue reading the main story.
This is indeed a book for a world in which men fly airplanes into buildings and think of themselves as religious martyrs, in which beheadings and car bombings are grist for YouTube video making, in which the flick of a switch thousands of miles distant sends a missile into a village market or wedding party.