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A "book about Smith's process and her life, first as a Southern mountain child and, later, as the parent of a schizophrenic child...Despite being surrounded by loving family and being blessed with an active imagination, Lee copes with a mentally ill mother. Later, her son's mental illness and early death brings her to the breaking point but she is saved by her writing"--Lois Gross for LibraryReads."--NoveList.
Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2017
ISBN: 9781616206468
Branch Call Number: 921 Smith
Description: xvii, 202 pages : illustration ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: Dimestore : a writer's life


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For the inimitable Lee Smith, a place is paramount. For forty-five years, her fiction has lived and breathed with the rhythms and people of the Appalachian South. But never before has she written her own story.

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Mar 08, 2017

As a fellow Hoosier, I enjoyed this romp through small-town life. You can see where the author gets her material: "write what you know!" and I look forward to reading her other books. There is drama, fun and interest in every day life and readers can relate to it!

Oct 12, 2016

Incredibly good!

May 19, 2016

Great read!


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