A Gracious Plenty

A Gracious Plenty

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Badly burned in a household accident when she was a child, Finch Nobles grows into a courageous and feisty loner who eschews the pity of her hometown and discovers that she can hear the voices of the people buried in her father's cemetery. Finally, when she speaks to them, they answer, telling their stories in a remarkable chorus of regrets, expla-nations, and insights.   A Gracious Plenty is like an extraordinary amalgam of Steinbeck and Faulkner,   Spoon River Anthology and Our Town . It is a reading experience that you will not soon forget.
Badly burned in a household accident when she was a child, Finch Nobles grows into a courageous and feisty loner who eschews the pity of her hometown and discovers that she can hear the voices of the people buried in her father's cemetery. Finally, when she speaks to them, they answer, telling their stories in a remarkable chorus of regrets, expla-nations, and insights.  A Gracious Plenty is like an extraordinary amalgam of Steinbeck and Faulkner,  Spoon River Anthology and Our Town. It is a reading experience that you will not soon forget.

Baker & Taylor
Burned in a childhood accident, Finch Nobles leads a solitary life tending an isolated cemetery, where she learns she can listen and talk to the dead

Baker
& Taylor

Burned in a childhood accident, Finch Nobles leads a solitary life tending an isolated cemetery, where she learns she can listen and talk to the dead. By the author of The Rapture of Canaan. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, 1997
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780609803875
0609803875
9780609602256
060960225X
Branch Call Number: F REY
Characteristics: 205 p. ; 22 cm

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Nov 07, 2012

This book is tied for my all-time favorite. I read it at least once a year and have to force myself to put it back on the shelf when I'm finished or I'd just read it over and over and over again!

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