A Virtuous Woman

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Vintage Books, 1990 - Fiction - 165 pages
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The story of a relationship between a carefully raised daughter of Carolina gentry and a skinny tenant farmer who had never owned anything in his life.

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Darlene recommended this because she liked the narrative voices & the relationship between the two main characters. It's set in the rural South, with alternating voices between a tenant farmer a ... Read full review

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About the author (1990)

Kaye Gibbons lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, with her husband, Michael, and their three daughters, Mary, Leslie, and Louise. Her first novel, Ellen Foster, was awarded the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, and was accorded a special citation by the Ernest Hemingway Foundation.

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