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Oreads
by John F. Lavelle




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At fourteen, Cassie Wolphe s way of life in Appalachia is being changed by the influx of modernity/postmodernity. She is in love with Jake McCollum, believes she will marry him and constructs her life around this central act, but like her brother, Ben, Jake rejects a life he believes offers nothing but hard work and poverty. Forced to make a decision between her love of Jake and her love of the mountains, Cassie finds she can't leave, a choice which may define her life forever. At once lyrical, emotionally charged, moving and heartbreaking, Oreads is a literary treat that will keep you compelled right to the very last page and beyond."

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Overview

At fourteen, Cassie Wolphe s way of life in Appalachia is being changed by the influx of modernity/postmodernity. She is in love with Jake McCollum, believes she will marry him and constructs her life around this central act, but like her brother, Ben, Jake rejects a life he believes offers nothing but hard work and poverty. Forced to make a decision between her love of Jake and her love of the mountains, Cassie finds she can't leave, a choice which may define her life forever. At once lyrical, emotionally charged, moving and heartbreaking, Oreads is a literary treat that will keep you compelled right to the very last page and beyond."


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  • ISBN-13: 9781785351839
  • ISBN-10: 1785351834
  • Publisher: Roundfire Books
  • Publish Date: January 2016
  • Page Count: 344
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.5 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds


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