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Rain On the Just

Morehouse, Kathleen

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ISBN 10: 0809309459 / ISBN 13: 9780809309450
Published by Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, 1980
Used Condition: Good Hardcover
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An ex-library copy in original gray cloth, in a well-protected Near Fine dust jacket with a small tear at the lower rear spine fold. The jacket is not price-clipped, and does not have a spine label. Edge-tanning, but no edge-stamps. The usual ex-libris markings within. Signed by the author at the front endpaper and a second time at the title page. Bookseller Inventory # 026267

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Title: Rain On the Just

Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Printing of the Second Edition

About this title


Nominating Rain on the Just for the 1936 Pulitzer Prize, Ray Erwin of the Char­lotte Observer wrote, This is the finest novel produced in North Carolina in this generation, and I don’t remember any of past generations that measures up to it.” But Mrs. Morehouse was an outsider (Massachusetts), and many of her neigh­bors, affronted by the novel of Least Dolly Allen” and the folk around Hang­ing Dog Creek, suggested hanging Massachusetts witches.”


This novel preserves the language and the folkways of the mountain natives: Least Dolly Allen, Bilow Bumgarner, Click Winkler, Trealy Sexton, Rance Drake, Tedroe Jarvis, and others. These people provide the focus of this ballad-like story set in the foothills of the Caro­lina Blue Ridge. Of Mrs. Morehouse’s power as a novelist, Edwin Granberry of the New York Sun wrote: The reader is made to feel chagrin at his lack of charity toward the sinner, embarrass­ment at his failure to foresee the wicked­ness of the good. This is character por­trayal of a high order.”

About the Author:

Kathleen Moore Morehouse left the world of Boston publishing in 1929 and moved to Wilkes County, North Caro­lina, where she wrote her novel and where she still lives.

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