The Cove (Thorndike Press Large Print Core)
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- Format:Large Print
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Edition:Lrg Rep
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- Dimensions (in):8.4 x 5.4 x 0.8
- Publication Date:November 6, 2012
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A New York Times Bestseller -- Deep in the Appalachians of North Carolina lies the cove -- a dark, forbidding place where spirits and fetches wander. The townsfolk of Mars Hill that Laurel, the young woman who lives there, is a witch. Alone except for a b? Other newly returned from the war in France, Laurel aches for her life to begin. Then it happens -- a stranger appears, carrying only a silver flute and a note saying that his name is Walter, he is mute, and he is bound for New York.
Amazon Best Books of the Month, April 2012
: Hank and Laurel Shelton live in a lonely Appalachian valley, on the same broken homestead where their parents toiled and died years before. Locals shun Laurel for her witchy birthmark, and Hank struggles to maintain the farm without a hand he lost in the Great War. When a mute stranger arrives, both (especially Laurel) allow themselves hope for a future outside the cove, away from small-town superstition and wartime fervor. But whose skull is that in the well?
In the lyrical prose that won him such acclaim with Serena, Ron Rash washes this novel's languid spaces with bucketfuls of atmospheric dread, pushing his characters into the currents of their fate with determined empathy. Murky and deliberate, The Cove solidifies Rash as master of modern Southern Gothic. --Jon Foro
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