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Author: Ron Rash
Publisher: Spartanburg, SC : Hub City Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Long live Ron Rash the storyteller, but heres the news. Ron Rash the poet is back and giving us poems that are both the river stones and the water making them shine. If allowed only two words for this wonderful poet, they would have to be clear and lithe.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Rash
ISBN: 9781891885822 1891885820 9781891885846 1891885847
OCLC Number: 705717080
Awards: Commended for Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize (Poetry) 2012
Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (Poetry) 2012
Description: xi, 74 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: [Part one]. (First memory ; The trout in the springhouse ; Milking traces ; Sleepwalking ; Woodshed in Watauga County ; Junk car in snow ; Time flow ; The wallet ; Myopia ; Charley Starnes ; Watauga County: 1959) --
[Part two]. (Bonding fire ; Pocketknives ; Shadetree ; Car tahs ; Muskellunge ; Tobacco barn ; Spillcorn ; Emrys ; Mirror ; Rebecca Boone ; Woman among lightning) --
[Part three]. (Bloodroot ; The reaping ; Dismal ; Hearth ; Tobacco ; Elegy for Merle Watson ; Blue cat ; White wings ; The girl in the river ; Resonance ; Three a.m. and the stars were out) --
[Part four]. (Genealogy ; Rhiannon ; Dylan Thomas ; The code ; When serpents came ; Shiloh: 1801 ; Cold harbor ; The crossing ; The pact ; Abandoned still on Dismal Mountain) ; The belt ; Good Friday, 2006: Shelton Laurel) --
[Part five]. (Reading the leaves ; Waterdogs ; Satinback ; Boy in a boxcar ; Pentecost ; Wataunga County: 1962 ; Offering ; Water quilt ; Raspberries ; The barn-foot ; In a deerstand above Goshen Creek ; Price Lake).
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Long live Ron Rash the storyteller, but heres the news. Ron Rash the poet is back and giving us poems that are both the river stones and the water making them shine. If allowed only two words for this wonderful poet, they would have to be clear and lithe.
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