The devil's dream

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Putnam, 1992 - Fiction - 315 pages
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A sweeping saga about the world of country music by Lee Smith, "a Southern storyteller in the very best tradition {who}, like the best of storytellers, knows how to get out of the way so the story can tell itself".--San Francisco Chronicle. Lee Smith is the author of Fair and Tender Ladies.

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User Review  - Bruce Carr - Goodreads

Home spun, Appalachian humor. A generational fable wrapped in smoke, mist and religion. Read full review

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User Review  - Phyllis Jordan - Goodreads

This is my favorite book my one of my favorite authors. Years after reading it, I still think of these characters sometimes. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
11
Section 2
17
Section 3
33
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

Lee Smith is a novelist, short story writer, and educator. She was born in 1944 in Grundy, Virginia. Smith attended Hollins College in Roanoke, Virginia. In her senior year at Hollins, Smith entered a Book-of-the-Month Club contest, submitting a draft of a novel called The Last Day the Dog Bushes Bloomed. The book, one of 12 entries to receive a fellowship, was published in 1968. Smith wrote reviews for local papers and continued to write short stories. Smith received O. Henry Awards in 1978 and 1980 and in 1981, her first collection of short stories, Cakewalk, was published. Smith taught at North Carolina State University. Her novel, Oral History, published in 1983, was a Book-of-the-Month Club featured selection. Smith has received the Lila Wallace/Reader's Digest Award, the Robert Penn Warren Prize for Fiction, the North Carolina Award for Fiction, and the Academy Award in Literature presented by the American Academy of Arts and Letters.