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Family Linen

Smith, Lee

ISBN 10: 0399130802 / ISBN 13: 9780399130809
Published by Putnam Adult, 1985
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Signed 0399130802 Inscribed by Lee Smith to Garrison Keillor. Bookseller Inventory # 003366

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Title: Family Linen

Publisher: Putnam Adult

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Later Printing

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Gathered at Miss Elizabeth's deathbed, the whole Hesse family learns unexpected secrets about Elizabeth and each other

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ant, haunting, dark, joyous, remarkably compelling...immensely difficult to put down...a master storyteller."

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A childhood memory re-experienced, a funeral that brings about a family reunion, and the excavation of a swimming pool on the site of an old well, uncover family secrets and air the dirty linen in this behind-the-scenes look at life and family, memory and forgetfulness, anger and forgiveness in a small Southern town.

"Falls in line with the best of classical Southern fiction...but Ms. Smith's vision is her own and places her among the best of contemporary Southern writers."

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