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Among the believers

Author: Ron Rash
Publisher: Oak Ridge, Tenn. : Iris Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Among the Believers by Ron Rash is a book of poetry set in the mountains of the western Carolinas. The book also has an introduction by Anthony Hecht.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Rash
ISBN: 0916078507 9780916078508
OCLC Number: 48764993
Notes: Poems.
Description: xv, 71 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: A gift matched with skills of the first order: an introduction / Anthony Hecht --
Part one. (On the border ; A skeleton in the dogwood ; Scarecrow ; Plowing on moonlight ; Flood ; Winter lightning ; The confession ; The corpse bird ; Madison County, 1864 ; Allen's command ; On the Watauga ; Before ; The exchange) --
Part two. (A preacher who takes up serpents laments the presence of skeptics at his church ; Decoration day ; Sunday evening at Middlefork Pentecostal Church ; Foot washing ; The language of Canaan ; The afflicted ; The preacher is called to testify for the accused ; Graveyard fields) --
Part three. (Signs ; Animal hides ; The ascent ; North of Asheville ; Last rite ; Harvest ; In the Solomons ; Return ; From The Mabinogion) --
Part four. (In a springhouse at night ; Blue river ; Spring lizards ; The well ; Air and angels ; Watershed ; Ginseng ; Lasting water ; Passage ; The barn ; Woodshed ; Barn loft: 1959 ; The fox ; In Middlefork Gorge ; Morning service: August, 1959) --
Part five. (Abandoned homestead in Wataunga County ; The bridge ; Interment ; Beneatrh Keowee ; Appalachian Christ ; October on Middlefork Creek ; Catamount ; Among the believers ; Good Friday 1995, driving westward)
Responsibility: Ron Rash ; [with an introduction by Anthony Hecht].

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Among the Believers by Ron Rash is a book of poetry set in the mountains of the western Carolinas. The book also has an introduction by Anthony Hecht.
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