The Road from Gap Creek

Robert Morgan (Author)
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Description

One of America's most acclaimed writers returns to the land on which he has staked a literary claim to paint an indelible portrait of a family in a time of unprecedented change. In a compelling weaving of fact and fiction, Robert Morgan introduces a family's captivating story, set during World War II and the Great Depression. Driven by the uncertainties of the future, the family struggles to define itself against the vivid Appalachian landscape. The Road from Gap Creek explores modern American history through the lives of an ordinary family persevering through extraordinary times.

Product Details

Price
$14.95
Publisher
Shannon Ravenel Books
Publish Date
March 25, 2014
Pages
331
Dimensions
5.4 X 1.1 X 8.1 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781616203788
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About the Author

Robert J. Morgan is a writer and speaker who serves as the teaching pastor at The Donelson Fellowship in Nashville. He is the author of The Red Sea Rules, The Strength You Need, Reclaiming the Lost Art of Biblical Meditation, Then Sings My Soul, and many other titles, with more than 4.5 million copies in circulation. He is available to speak at conferences and conventions. He and his wife, Katrina, have three daughters and sixteen grandchildren. Contact him at www.robertjmorgan.com.

Reviews

"Once again, Robert Morgan's true landscape is, as with all great writers, the peaks and valleys, the long and winding paths, of the human heart. What a writer, and what a novel!" --Ron Rash, author of Nothing Gold Can Stay

"In The Road From Gap Creek [Morgan] delivers another powerhouse novel of his people, with their virtues and failings, wins and losses, loves and sorrows." --Daniel Woodrell, author of Winter's Bone and The Maid's Version

"Morgan pens an eloquent story of stoicism and pain, endurance and courage, ending as all life will, with death and birth. A moving, lyrical saga from a time so distant, yet so near." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Robert Morgan returns to us with a much-awaited sequel to Gap Creek and the fate of the next generation of its unforgettable characters, now facing the tolls of World War II and the changing of their pocket of America. Oprah adored the original, and in this further telling in their distinctive voices, you will see why." --Ivan Doig, author of The Bartender's Tale

"This novel shines with a subtle brilliance . . . Morgan has produced another stellar novel."--Minneapolis Star Tribune

"Robert Morgan remains the consummate storyteller . . . This book must be read for its broad, sagacious wit as well as for its power to convince us of extraordinary courage seen in ordinary life." --Elizabeth Cox, author of The Ragged Way People Fall Out of Love


"Once again, Robert Morgan's true landscape is, as with all great writers, the peaks and valleys, the long and winding paths, of the human heart. What a writer, and what a novel!" --Ron Rash, author of Nothing Gold Can Stay

"In The Road From Gap Creek [Morgan] delivers another powerhouse novel of his people, with their virtues and failings, wins and losses, loves and sorrows." --Daniel Woodrell, author of Winter's Bone and The Maid's Version

"Morgan pens an eloquent story of stoicism and pain, endurance and courage, ending as all life will, with death and birth. A moving, lyrical saga from a time so distant, yet so near." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Robert Morgan returns to us with a much-awaited sequel to Gap Creek and the fate of the next generation of its unforgettable characters, now facing the tolls of World War II and the changing of their pocket of America. Oprah adored the original, and in this further telling in their distinctive voices, you will see why." --Ivan Doig, author of The Bartender's Tale

"This novel shines with a subtle brilliance . . . Morgan has produced another stellar novel." --Minneapolis Star Tribune

"Robert Morgan remains the consummate storyteller . . . This book must be read for its broad, sagacious wit as well as for its power to convince us of extraordinary courage seen in ordinary life." --Elizabeth Cox, author of The Ragged Way People Fall Out of Love