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Heaven lies about; Southern stories: Bocock, Maclin Heaven lies about; Southern stories: Bocock, Maclin

Heaven lies about; Southern stories

Bocock, Maclin

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ISBN 10: 1880284022 / ISBN 13: 9781880284025
Published by John Daniel & Co, Santa Barbara, 1993
Soft cover
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71p., very good first edition in pictorial wraps. Personal inscription signed by the Stanford, California author. Bookseller Inventory # 141251

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Title: Heaven lies about; Southern stories

Publisher: John Daniel & Co, Santa Barbara

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Soft cover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Book by Bocock, MacLin

From Publishers Weekly:

This debut collection of five stories--all of which touch on girlhood or female adolescence--is long on atmosphere if short on material. The languorous pace and the tension underlying polite conversation place the action solidly in the American South. A woman recalls the period when her parents took in a male and a female boarder who fell for each other despite the woman's tragic past. A young girl is heartbroken when she searches in vain for the spruce her absent mother had chosen to be their next Christmas tree. An elderly woman fends off the racism of others after she is mugged and believes her black attacker to be the grandson of a childhood friend. On Good Friday, a young girl who lives with her prissy aunt wants to teach her friend the meaning of suffering but accidentally sets fire to a barn, and a woman recalls the day when she was seven that her family's beloved cook and surrogate mother appeared at the train station after it had been rumored that she was dead. Bocock uses tender language to describe complex situations, but this slender volume is literally too slim to truly satisfy or give a good feeling for Bocock's work.
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