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A Reckoning

A Novel

by May Sarton

  • 356 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7456926M
ISBN 100393316211
ISBN 109780393316216
OCLC/WorldCa37152967

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A new anthology, “Appalachian Reckoning: A Region Responds to ‘Hillbilly Elegy,’” edited by Anthony Harkins and Meredith McCarroll, presents the most sustained pushback to Vance’s book. Nora Krug Nora Krug’s drawings and visual narratives have appeared in publications such as The New York Times, The Guardian, and Le Monde diplomatique.

Her short-form graphic biography, Kamikaze, about a surviving Japanese WWII pilot, was included in the editions of Best American Comics and Best American Nonrequired. The Reckoning (Book): Grisham, John: Pete Banning was Clanton's favorite son, a returning war hero, the patriarch of a prominent family, a farmer, father, neighbor, and a faithful member of the Methodist church.

Then one cool October morning inhe rose early, drove into town, walked into the church, and calmly shot and killed the Reverend Dexter Bell.