Summary: In Kentucky in the summer of 1976, ten-year-old Eli Book’s excitement over Bicentennial celebrations is tempered by his father’s flashbacks to the Vietnam War and other family problems, as well.
Trees from Flower & Hand by W. S. Merwin. Summary: In Kentucky in the summer of 1976, ten-year-old Eli Book’s excitement over Bicentennial celebrations is tempered by his father’s flashbacks to the Vietnam War and other family problems, as well. as concern about his tough but troubled best friend, Edie. ISBN 978-0-7636-4341-6 (hardcover).
Silas House hurts your heart. But, the emotion is never bought cheaply. You will end up believing Silas House Is Eli the Good. My grandma and grandpa lived in the beautiful mountains of Eastern Kentucky; Lost Creek, to be exact; and I spent most of my time with them until I started First Grade, then spent all my school vacations with them, until I graduated high school in 1963. I KNOW everyone in this beautiful book. Also, not only were my very best, most fiercely loyal friends all from Breathitt County, KY, but I identified with Mr. House's love of nature, especially the trees.
2. I usually find his use of metaphor perfectly suited to the movement of a book, developing characters, painting a scene, moving plot along. In this book I noticed it too much.
Silas House ie would come home with a bikini otherwise. After the big gas shortages of a couple years before, smart people like my mother only went into town once a week, so after enough planning to take a trip overseas, she and Stella and Nell and Josie all loaded into my mother’s amber-colored Cougar and drove into Refuge for groceries, swimwear, and a toothbrush.
Silas House is the nationally best-selling author of Eli the Good as well as the award-winning novels Clay's Quilt, A Parchment of Leaves, and The Coal Tattoo. He is an associate professor at Berea College and lives in eastern Kentucky. Библиографические данные.
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Silas Dwane House (born August 7, 1971) is an American writer best known for his novels. He is also a music journalist, environmental activist, and columnist. House's fiction is known for its attention to the natural world, working class characters, and the plight of the rural place and rural people
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