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- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 11.99
The first full-length collection in more than a decade from the award-winning poet and author of the bestselling novel Gap Creek . Robert Morgan has won acclaim for sonorous poems rooted in his native Blue Ridge Mountains that feature taut, forceful, often haunting imagery and carefully chiseled phrases. The poems in Terroir build on his... more...
- Algonquin Books 2008; US$ 18.95
The story of Daniel Boone is the story of America?its ideals, its promise, its romance, and its destiny. Bestselling, critically acclaimed author Robert Morgan reveals the complex character of a frontiersman whose heroic life was far stranger and more fascinating than the myths that surround him. This rich, authoritative biography offers a wholly... more...
- Algonquin Books 2007; US$ 13.95
As the War for Independence wore on into the 1780s, unrest ruled the Carolinas. Settlers who had cleared the land after the Cherokees withdrew were being mustered for battle as British forces pillaged their hard-won farms. Robert Morgan's stunning novel tells a story of two people caught in the chaos raging in the wilderness. After sixteen-year-old... more...
- Algonquin Books 1998; US$ 13.95
Ginny, who marries Tom at the turn of the century after her family has given up on her ever marrying, narrates THE TRUEST PLEASURE--the story of their life together on her father's farm in the western North Carolina mountains. They have a lot in common--love of the land and fathers who fought in the Civil War. Tom's father died in the war, but Ginny's... more...
- Algonquin Books 2001; US$ 24.95
From the author of Gap Creek-an international best-seller and winner of the Southern Book Critics Circle Award-comes the gripping story of two brothers struggling against each other and the confines of their mountain world in 1920s Appalachia. The Powell brothers-Muir and Moody-are as different as Cain and Abel. Muir is an innocent, a shy young man... more...
- Algonquin Books 2012; US$ 14.95
A New York Times Bestseller & Oprah's Book Club Pick Young Julie Harmon works ?hard as a man,? they say, so hard that at times she?s not sure she can stop. People depend on her to slaughter the hogs and nurse the dying. People are weak, and there is so much to do. At just seventeen she marries and moves down into the valley of Gap Creek, where... more...
- Algonquin Books 2012; US$ 19.95
From Thomas Jefferson?s birth in 1743 to the California Gold Rush in 1849, America?s westward expansion comes to life in the hands of a writer fascinated by the way individual lives link up, illuminate one another, and collectively impact history. Jefferson, a naturalist and visionary, dreamed that the United States would stretch across the North... more...
- Algonquin Books 2012; US$ 14.95
This is the story of a family who found, marked, and paved their way into America's eastern frontier. Unfolding in the voices of three generations of mountaineer storytellers specializing in keeping listeners on the edges of their seats, this is fiction that plunks us down right into the thick of pioneer life. Using his own family stories as his inspiration,... more...
- Algonquin Books 2013; US$ 25.95
One of America?s most acclaimed writers returns to the land on which he has staked a literary claim to paint an indelible portrait of a family in a time of unprecedented change. In a compelling weaving of fact and fiction, Robert Morgan introduces a family?s captivating story, set during World War II and the Great Depression. Driven by the uncertainties... more...