Gap Creek by Robert Morgan audiobook

Gap Creek: The Story of a Marriage

By Robert Morgan
Read by Kate Forbes

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12.18 Hours 1
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An Oprah's Book Club pick and New York Times best-seller, this powerful novel is the starkly naturalistic story of a young woman's struggles in early 20th-century Appalachia. Richly crafted from the tiny details of everyday life, Gap Creek is a place that listeners will find unforgettable. Julie Harmon is a hard worker living a hard life. Only a teenager, she has already witnessed the deaths of her brother and father when she loses herself in the work of a new marriage. The trials she faces-from fires and floods to nearly unbearable hunger-gradually build into a wonderful examination of the ways the human spirit can triumph over adversity. Through rich, beautiful language and compelling storytelling, award-winning poet and novelist Robert Morgan recreates the quiet, earthy world of a century ago. Narrator Kate Forbes captures the soft cadence of a life made strong through the virtues of grace and simplicity.

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An Oprah's Book Club pick and New York Times best-seller, this powerful novel is the starkly naturalistic story of a young woman's struggles in early 20th-century Appalachia. Richly crafted from the tiny details of everyday life, Gap Creek is a place that listeners will find unforgettable. Julie Harmon is a hard worker living a hard life. Only a teenager, she has already witnessed the deaths of her brother and father when she loses herself in the work of a new marriage. The trials she faces-from fires and floods to nearly unbearable hunger-gradually build into a wonderful examination of the ways the human spirit can triumph over adversity. Through rich, beautiful language and compelling storytelling, award-winning poet and novelist Robert Morgan recreates the quiet, earthy world of a century ago. Narrator Kate Forbes captures the soft cadence of a life made strong through the virtues of grace and simplicity.

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Author Bio: Robert Morgan

Author Bio: Robert Morgan

Robert Morgan, a poet and novelist raised on land settled by his Welsh ancestors, is a native of North Carolina mountains that act as the backdrop for his intensely personal writing. He has won the James B. Hanes Poetry Prize, the North Carolina Award in Literature, and the Jacaranda Review Fiction Prize.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 12.18
Audience: Adult
Language: English