“Reading Lee Smith ranks among the great pleasures of American fiction . . .$13.95ISBN: 9781565125773Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but available in 1-3 days.Published: A Shannon Ravenel Book - August 28th, 2007A dusty box discovered in the wreckage of a once prosperous plantation on Agate Hill in North Carolina contains the remnants of an extraordinary life: diaries, letters, poems, songs, newspaper clippings, court records, marbles, rocks, dolls, and bones. It's through these treasured mementos that we meet Molly Petree.
$17.00ISBN: 9780345464958Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but available in 1-3 days.Published: Ballantine Books - September 30th, 2003
On a beautiful June day in 1965, a dozen girls-classmates at a picturesque Blue Ridge women's college-launched their homemade raft (inspired by Huck Finn's) on a trip down the Mississippi. It's Girls A-Go-Go Down the Mississippi read the headline in the Paducah, Kentucky, paper.Thirty-five years later, four of those "girls" reunite to cruise the river again.