The Coal Tattoo

By Silas House

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Product Details

Price: $16.95
Publisher: Blair
Published Date: June 16, 2020
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9781949467260
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About the Author

Silas House is the New York Times bestselling author of six novels, one book of creative nonfiction, and three plays. His writing has appeared frequently in the New York Times and has been published in Time, Newsday, Garden and Gun, Oxford American, and many other places. House is the winner of an E.B. White Award, the Nautilus Award, the Intellectual Freedom Prize from the National Council of Teachers of English, the Storylines Prize from the New York Public Library/NAV Foundation, and many other honors, as well as being long listed for the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. He teaches at Berea College and in the Spalding University School of Writing.


"House is a master...a writer of startling abilities." --The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"Lovely and cadenced...starkly beautiful.: " --Booklist

"Lovely." --USA Today

"House's beautiful third novel is both a story of survival and sacrifice and a stirring testament to the love of the land." --BookPage

"A gentle tale with appealingly flawed people and an exquisite sense of the quotidian." --Kirkus Reviews