Farewell, I'm Bound to Leave You: Stories

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Macmillan, Aug 15, 1997 - Fiction - 240 pages
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Farewell, I'm Bound to Leave You is rich with the music of the Southern mountains and the stories of their people. Jess Kirkman's grandmother is dying, and Jess remembers the tales she and his mother have passed down to him--a chorus of women's voices that sing and share and celebrate the common song of life.

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Chappell (Brighten the Corner Where You Are, LJ 8/1/89) begins this novel (and although it could appear to be a short story collection, it is a novel, held together by themes, songs, and stories from ... Read full review

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Good goddamn is this an awesome book. I love stories! About country folk! I think this even takes place in Tennessee, but for some reason, when I read it, it felt like I was reading about Germany ... Read full review

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Fred Chappell is the award-winning author of over twenty books of poetry and fiction. His previous novels include I Am One Of You Forever and Brighten the Corner Where You Are. He teaches at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro, where he lives with his wife, Susan.

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