A Long and Happy Life

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Avon Books, 1962 - Mustian, Rosacoke (Fictitious character) - 195 pages
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The troubled love story of Rosacoke (Rosa) Mustian and Wesley Beavers in rural North Carolina. Rosa works patiently in a dull job as telephone operator. Mostly, she pines for the love of Wesley Beavers, whom she has adored from adolescence. Wesley is just discharged from the Navy and given, it seems, wholly to loose women and motorcycles, and to muteness in regard to Rosacoke.

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User Review  - Dottiehaase - LibraryThing

Rosacoke Mustian has been in love with Wesley Beavers since she spotted him in a pecan tree eight years ago. She has endured his stint in the U. S. Navy; and as Reynolds Price's 1961 debut novel A ... Read full review

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User Review  - shesinplainview - LibraryThing

A wonderful, beautiful book about a young southern woman in love with a wandering, afraid to commit, man. Price's style is to die for. Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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