By James Still,Ted Olson
James nonetheless is still probably the most liked and demanding writers in Appalachian literature. top recognized for his acclaimed novel River of Earth (1940), the Alabama local and followed Kentuckian left an everlasting legacy of novels, tales, and poems in the course of his approximately seventy 12 months occupation.
The Hills take into account: the whole brief tales of James Still honors the overdue author via accumulating all of Still's brief tales, together with his tales from On difficult Creek (1941), Pattern of a guy and different Stories (1976), and The Run for the Elbertas (1980), in addition to twelve prose items initially released as brief tales and later included into River of Earth. additionally incorporated are a number of lesser-known tales and ten never-before-published tales. famous as an important author of brief fiction in his day -- a lot of his tales at the beginning seemed in The Atlantic and The Saturday night publish and have been integrated in The O. Henry Memorial Award Stories and The top American brief tales collections -- Still's brief tales, whereas frequently overshadowed lately by way of his novels and poetry, are between his such a lot enduring literary works. Editor Ted Olson deals a reassessment of Still's brief fiction in the contexts of the author's physique of labor and inside Appalachian and American literature. Compiling all of James Still's compelling and sundry brief tales into one quantity, The Hills Remember is a testomony to a grasp writer.
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The Hills Remember: The Complete Short Stories of James Still by James Still,Ted Olson