Item Details

Against the Country: A Novel

Ben Metcalf
Format
Book
Published
New York : Random House, [2015]
Edition
First Edition
Language
English
ISBN
9781400062690 (hbk. : acid-free paper), 1400062691 (hbk. : acid-free paper), 9780812996531 (ebook)
Summary
"Set in the Virginia pines, and overrun with failed parents, racist sex offenders, cast-off priests, and suicidal chickens, this novel challenges literary convention even as it attacks our national myth: that the rural naturally engenders good, while the urban breeds an inevitable sin"--Dust jacket flap.
Description
328 pages ; 22 cm
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original black boards with white backstrip; dust jacket. Robert and Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund, 2014/2015.
Technical Details
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