The Resource If the creek don't rise : a novel, Leah Weiss

If the creek don't rise : a novel, Leah Weiss

Label
If the creek don't rise : a novel
Title
If the creek don't rise
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Leah Weiss
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In a North Carolina mountain town filled with moonshine and rotten husbands, Sadie Blue is only the latest girl to face a dead-end future at the mercy of a dangerous drunk. She's been married to Roy Tupkin for fifteen days, and she knows now that she should have listened to the folks who said he was trouble. But when a stranger sweeps in and knocks the world off-kilter for everyone in town, Sadie begins to think there might be more to life than being Roy's wife. As stark and magnificent as Appalachia itself, If the Creek Don't Rise is a bold and beautifully layered debut about a dusty, desperate town finding the inner strength it needs to outrun its demons. The folks of Baines Creek will take you deep into the mountains with heart, honesty, and homegrown grit."--
Title
If the creek don't rise
Creator
Summary
It is 1970 and pregnant seventeen-year-old Sadie Blue is trapped in a marriage with her horrific moonshiner husband Roy in an Appalachian mountain town. Their friends and neighbors live stark, gritty lives that are written with vivid and captivating detail. Hope and strength shine through in bits and pieces in this terrific debut about Sadie’s struggles. Weiss’s fresh voice captivates the reader as this tale spins from several perspectives that draw the reader into Sadie’s world. A terrific debut that will keep you riveted until the last page. -- Carol Ann Tack for LibraryReads
Subject
Genre
Story line
Tone
Character
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LibraryReads Favorites, 2017
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10567085
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3623.E45554
LC item number
I38 2017
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
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Leah Weiss
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If the creek dont rise
Label
If the creek don't rise : a novel, Leah Weiss
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5875219
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9781492647454
Lccn
2017001928
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn982044066
  • (OCoLC)982044066

Library Locations

    • Athens-Clarke County LibraryBorrow it
      2025 Baxter Street, Athens, GA, 30606-6331, US
      33.9454 -83.408997
    • Watkinsville/Oconee County LibraryBorrow it
      1080 Experiment Station Road, Watkinsville, GA, 30677, US
      33.866901 -83.414803
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