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User Review  - punxsygal - LibraryThing

A small town in North Carolina, a very fundamentalist church, the death of a young boy. combine to make this a compulsive read once started. Told mainly in three voices, an older woman, the brother of ... Read full review

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User Review  - cathyskye - LibraryThing

Told in alternating chapters from three different viewpoints, A Land More Kind Than Home is a strong mystery, a lyrical evocation of place, and a heartbreaking family story. An elderly woman named ... Read full review

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User Review  - klburnside - LibraryThing

A Land More Kind Than Home takes place in rural North Carolina and is told by three different narrators: Jesse, a nine-year-old boy, Clem, the town sheriff, and Adelaide, the town midwife/Sunday ... Read full review

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User Review  - Whisper1 - LibraryThing

Once I started this book, I remained reading until 3 a.m. last evening. It is the authors outstanding debut! What a wonderfully written, concise and powerful head start! If you don't like snakes, then ... Read full review

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User Review  - DeltaQueen50 - LibraryThing

Every once in awhile a book comes along that seems to grab hold of the reader‘s emotions. For me, A Land More Kind That Home by Wiley Cash was one of those kind of books. This is a rather grim story ... Read full review

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User Review  - laytonwoman3rd - LibraryThing

Someone around here warbled about Wiley Cash. I checked the library, and there was a copy of his first novel, so I read it. This is the kind of stuff I inhale and stay up late to finish even though I ... Read full review

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User Review  - RidgewayGirl - LibraryThing

This book tells the story of the Hall family. Growing up north of Asheville, North Carolina in the Appalachian mountains, Jess loves his father, a tobacco farmer, his mother and his older brother ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dianekeenoy - LibraryThing

Excellent audio book and hard to stop listening. I would wake up in the middle of the night and instead of going back to sleep, I would listen to this book. A southern gothic story that you know is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carolee888 - LibraryThing

I now want to read everything that Wiley Cash writes! A Land More Kind Than Home is superb in its emotional power and portraying Appalachia of North Carolina. In the back of the book Mr. Cash tells ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alphawoman - LibraryThing

Great book. When finished I flipped to the front and began reading a second time. Very powerful story. Read full review


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