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Gap Creek

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Published by Thorndike Press in Thorndike, Me .
Written in English



  • Appalachian Region, Southern


  • Married women -- Fiction,
  • Mountain life -- Fiction,
  • Young women -- Fiction,
  • Large type books,
  • Appalachian Region, Southern -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRobert Morgan.
LC ClassificationsPS3563.O87147 G36 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination487 p. (large print) ;
Number of Pages487
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6779186M
ISBN 100786225459, 0786225467
LC Control Number00023380

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Book Summary. Set in the last years of the nineteenth century. Julie and Hank's new life in the valley of Gap Creek, in the Appalachian high country, is more complicated than the couple ever imagined. Jan 31,  · Oprah Book Club® Selection, January Robert Morgan's Gap Creek opens with one wrenching death and ends with another. In between, this novel of turn-of-the-century Appalachian life works in fire, flood, swindlers, sickness, and starvation--a truly biblical assortment of plagues, all visited on the sturdy shoulders of year-old Julie Harmon.4/5(). Aug 21,  · Robert Morgan is the bestselling author of numerous works of fiction—including the Oprah Book Club selection Gap Creek—and non-fiction, and is also an established poet with fourteen collections to his credit. Born in Hendersonville, NC, he teaches at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, where he is Kappa Alpha Professor of English/5. Gap Creek is the story of a young couple's first year of marriage struggling against harsh terrain and poverty in the 19th century South Carolina countryside. Ever since she was a child, Julie Harmon's life has been plagued with tragedy. She grew up in a hardworking farm family. She is the third.

Two and a half stars I read Gap Creek many years ago and loved it, so I was excited to see a new book by Robert Morgan. This one starts with a sad event from World War two and then goes back in time as Annie, daughter of Hank and Julie, remembers incidents about her brother, growing up and relationships and The Great Depression/5. Oct 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Gap Creek: The Story Of A Marriage book by Robert Morgan. Oprah Book Club® Selection, January Robert Morgan's Gap Creek opens with one wrenching death and ends with another. In between, this novel of Free shipping over $/5(5). You can book online and reserve camping site and or day passes, use the link below to get started. Jan 18,  · About the Book At turns poetic and gritty, Robert Morgan's Gap Creek is a stunning follow-up to his critically acclaimed novel, The Truest regarded as the poet laureate of Appalachia, Morgan captures the spirit of this wilderness territory he knows so well.

Gap Creek A Novel (Book): Morgan, Robert: Whatever trials Job suffered were nothing compared to the tribulations that befall Julie Harmon Richards. Following the deaths of her younger brother and father, year-old Julie takes one look at year-old Hank Richards and falls in love. Following their marriage a month later, the two move from their North Carolina homes to Gap Creek, South. A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy. Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. Discussion Questions Gap Creek. What isn't a series? Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. Aug 25,  · When Robert Morgan's third novel, "Gap Creek," was published in , it caused an unexpected stir. This was a book that told the story of Hank and Julie Richards' very difficult life in rural Author: JIM CARMIN.