Souls raised from the dead: a novel

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Scribner Paperback Fiction, 1995 - Fiction - 339 pages
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Doris Betts returns to the forefront of American fiction with a novel of extraordinary power and poignancy. In a setting that recalls the small towns created by Faulkner, O'Connor, Eudora Welty, and other great Southern writers, Betts etches an indelible portrait of a family.

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User Review  - delphimo - LibraryThing

The book's opening scene provides fun and excitement that soon changes to boredom. The book contains no chapters, just one long and wordy descent into the chasm. The books description predicted the ... Read full review

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Sad. Not what I expected.


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About the author (1995)

Doris Betts has published eight works of fiction, including "Heading West, Souls Raised from the Dead, " and "The Sharp Teeth of Love." The recipient of numerous awards for her writing, she is Alumni Distinguished Professor of English at the University of North Carolina and lives with her husband on a farm near Chapel Hill.

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