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Titre : Billy Watson's Croker Sack
Éditeur : Norton
Date d'édition : 1991
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Fine
Etat de la jaquette : Fine
Signé : Signed by Author
Edition : 1st Edition.
First Edition (first printing). The first book by the author of HORRY AND THE WACCAMAW and COMPRESSION WOOD, an essay collection which features deceptively simple narratives about fishing trips, flora and fauna, and memories of the past. Fine/Fine. Signed by Burroughs on the title page. N° de réf. du libraire 71121
Synopsis : In South Carolina, a croker sack is any big cloth sack. When opened, it sometimes reveals more than expected, as do these deceptively simple narratives about fishing trips, flora and fauna, and memories of the past. Observing a snapping turtle, recounting the old age and death of a hunting dog, or talking with neighbors who shot a moose and hung it in their garage, Franklin Burroughs reflects on how human and natural histories interconnect. His writing is clear and still as a pond, and his distinctive and evocative voice resonates through the details.
A propos de l'auteur: Franklin Burroughs grew up in South Carolina and now lives in Maine, where he teaches at Bowdoin College.
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