Academic journal article Thomas Wolfe Review

Literary News

Academic journal article Thomas Wolfe Review

Literary News

Article excerpt

We've received information about five books by TWS members that are scheduled for publication in 2012:

* Wiley Cash--A Land More Kind Than Home (William Morrow, 2012). Debut novel (with a title borrowed from You Can't Go Home Again) described as a "literary thriller about a boy who tries to protect his autistic brother from religious zealotry." The book has received advance praise from Ernest J. Gaines, Fred Chappell, Bobbie Ann Mason, Gail Godwin, and many others. One reviewer writes that "Cash is a narrative poet in the manner of Thomas Wolfe or Charles Frazier."

* Robert Ensign--The Sighing of Rose-Breasted Cockatoos: The Search for the Sunlit Clearing (Inkwater Press, 2012). A "creative nonfiction memoir" in which Wolfe is a "primary character and motif." It's the "story of an adoptee's journey in search of the Sunlit Clearing, the place of ultimate belonging, a place just over the next rise. ... And, throughout, there is the steadfast companionship and sanctuary of the natural world."

* John Lane Idol Jr.--Deep Gap Days: A Crazy-Quilt Narrative of My Boyhood in the Blue Ridge Mountains (Parkway, 2012). A companion volume to his 2005 book, Blue Ridge Heritage, John Idol's newest book is "Unconventional in structure and organization," and it "dispenses with clock and calendar and escapes being mere autobiography by offering a free-wheeling social history of a changing mountain community. …

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