A Virtuous Woman

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Vintage Books, 1997 - Fiction - 165 pages
529 Reviews
The story of a relationship between a carefully raised daughter of Carolina gentry and a skinny tenant farmer who had never owned anything in his life.
  

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Beautiful love story. - Goodreads
This book was difficult to read. - Goodreads
Liked the writing style & down-to-earth characters. - Goodreads
Quick read with a really hopeful ending. - Goodreads
Plot was boring and didn't have much excitement. - Goodreads
Good love story with raw emotions. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Erica Tuggle - Goodreads

This is a short volume that details, quite succinctly, what one marriage was like. The story is told in alternating chapters by the husband and wife, and stays true to a delightful, simple Southern ... Read full review

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User Review  - Christi - Goodreads

Maybe I wasn't thinking hard enough, but I just didn't get the ending. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
15
Section 3
23
Section 4
45
Section 5
49
Section 6
55
Section 7
67
Section 8
85
Section 9
93
Section 10
113
Section 11
125
Section 12
141
Section 13
145
Section 14
151
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About the author (1997)

Kaye Gibbons lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, with her husband, Michael, and their three daughters, Mary, Leslie, and Louise. Her first novel, Ellen Foster, was awarded the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, and was accorded a special citation by the Ernest Hemingway Foundation.

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