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Combining the modern-farm-life realities of Jane Smiley's A Thousand Acres with the quirky humor and eccentric characters of Carolyn Chute's The Beans of Egypt, Maine, Q Road is a charming debut from Bonnie Jo Campbell.Greenland Township, Michigan: On the same acres where farmers once displaced Potawatomi Indians, suburban developers now supplant farmers and prefab homes spring up in last year's cornfields. All along Q Road--or "Queer Road," as the locals call it--the old, rural life collides weirdly with the new. With a cast of lovingly rendered eccentrics and a powerful sense of place, Q Road is a lively tale of nature and human desire that alters the landscape of contemporary fiction.

  • ISBN-13: 9780743203661
  • ISBN-10: 0743203666
  • Publisher: Scribner Book Company
  • Publish Date: August 2003
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.2 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds
  • Page Count: 288