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Smith, Lee 1944- author.

Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2016

Available at Rod Library  UNI Stacks  (PS3569.M5376 Z46 2016 )()

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  • Author: Smith, Lee 1944- author.
  • Subjects: Smith, Lee, 1944- -- Childhood and youth; Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography; Grundy (Va.) -- Biography; Grundy (Va.) -- Social life and customs; Autobiographies
  • Description: 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 -- Good-bye to the sunset man -- Blue heaven -- A life in books -- Angels passing -- The little locksmith.
    A "book about Smith's process and her life, first as a Southern mountain child and, later, as the parent of a schizophrenic child...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"--Lois Gross for LibraryReads."--NoveList.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
  • Creation Date: 2016
  • Edition: First edition
  • Format: xix, 202 pages : illustration ; 22 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN9781616205027 ;ISBN1616205024
  • Source: 01NRTHIOW ALMA
  • Alma MMS ID: 991006844909702841

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