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The Resource Mother of Rain : a novel, Karen Spears Zacharias

Mother of Rain : a novel, Karen Spears Zacharias

Label
Mother of Rain : a novel
Title
Mother of Rain
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Karen Spears Zacharias
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A haunting portrayal of the hardscrabble lives of Appalachian women and a tale of heartbreak and unending love . 'Maizee Hurd was an easy target for hard times,' according to Burdy Luttrell, the town healer. Burdy is a Melungeon woman with striking features and mysterious ways. She owns the land the Hurds leased following their marriage on June 3, 1940. Maizee moved upriver at the age of ten after tragedy struck, and she was sent off to be raised by a childless aunt and her doctor husband. Shortly after Maizee's ferry boat arrival in the rural mountain community of Christian Bend--carrying only a small suitcase, her mama's Bible, and her doll Hitty--the young girl began hearing the voices that would continue to torment her. It was the tender love of her husband Zeb and their shared passion for the Appalachian hills and rivers of East Tennessee that helped quiet the voices. But, as World War II tears through Europe, and Zeb prepares for deployment, Maizee's life is rocked by the ripples of war. Despite the love that carried her through the birth of their son, Rain, and the boy's subsequent illness that rendered him deaf, Maizee can't silence the demons in her own head. The voices have returned with a vengeance and a plan"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zacharias, Karen Spears
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3626.A36
LC item number
M68 2013
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rural women
  • Rural families
  • Melungeons
  • Appalachians (People)
  • Appalachian Region
  • Tennessee
  • Love stories
  • Domestic fiction
Label
Mother of Rain : a novel, Karen Spears Zacharias
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn854956920
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780881464481
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013027493
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)854956920
Label
Mother of Rain : a novel, Karen Spears Zacharias
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn854956920
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780881464481
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013027493
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)854956920

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