The Devil's Dream

The Devil's Dream

Large Print - 1993
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Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Thorndike Press, 1993
Edition: Large print edition
ISBN: 9781560545637
1560545631
Branch Call Number: FICTION Smi
Characteristics: large print
533 pages (large print) : illustrations, genealogical chart ; 23 cm

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DorisWaggoner
Sep 18, 2014

As in her earlier "Oral History," Smith lets her story be told through the various voices of several generations of one family. They intermarry (or don't), so a genealogy chart is included. Some people know what others don't, so the full story doesn't come out until the end. And even then, it's clear there's much more to know. Some scenes are incredibly vivid, like the car parked on the highest mountain around, the radio tuned in to the "Grand Ole Opry," everyone who can get there lying on blankets in the dark, listening to the music they'd love to be playing there. Eventually, some of them arrive, as wicked as their progenitor thought playing the fiddle to be. I'd have given it 5 stars if the many voices had been a bit more distinct. Still, a wonderful read.

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