Crossing the River ( Kentucky Voices (Paperback) )


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SKU: 9780813166476 Category:
Author: Johnson, Fenton
Introduction by: House, Silas
Publication Date: 02/09/2016
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book


Make no mistake: Martha Bragg Picket is a headstrong southern woman with a rebellious spirit, a characteristic her son Michael shares. Yet to see her after almost twenty years of marriage, it might no longer seem clear. A Yankee contractor's arrival in town catalyzes her dissatisfaction, leading her to turn her life upside down-unaware that her son will follow suit. Both heartfelt and shrewdly humorous, this widely acclaimed first novel from author Fenton Johnson is an affecting look at one woman's reawakening and her son's coming of age in the heartland of America.