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Dimestore : A Writer's Life
by Lee Smith


Overview - "A memoir that shines with a bright spirit, a generous heart and an entertaining knack for celebrating absurdity." --The New York Times Book Review

"This is Smith at her finest." --Library Journal , starred review

Set deep in the mountains of Virginia, the Grundy of Lee Smith's youth was a place of coal miners, tent revivals, mountain music, drive-in theaters, and her daddy's dimestore.
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Overview
"A memoir that shines with a bright spirit, a generous heart and an entertaining knack for celebrating absurdity."--The New York Times Book Review

"This is Smith at her finest."--Library Journal, starred review

Set deep in the mountains of Virginia, the Grundy of Lee Smith's youth was a place of coal miners, tent revivals, mountain music, drive-in theaters, and her daddy's dimestore. When she was sent off to college to gain some "culture," she understood that perhaps the richest culture she would ever know was the one she was leaving. Lee Smith's fiction has always lived and breathed with the rhythms and people of the Appalachian South. But never before has she written her own story.
Dimestore's fifteen essays are crushingly honest, wise and perceptive, and superbly entertaining. Together, they create an inspiring story of the birth of a writer and a poignant look at a way of life that has all but vanished.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781616206468
  • ISBN-10: 1616206462
  • Publisher: Algonquin Books
  • Publish Date: April 2017
  • Page Count: 224
  • Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.5 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds


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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs
Books > History > United States - State & Local - South
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