One People, All Colors
As a lifelong Virginian and avid reader, I have never enjoyed a book about Virginia history with the scope and passion of Lisa Alther’s new novel Washed in the Blood. Author of five bestselling novels before writing her first nonfiction book in 2007, Alther returns to fiction with a multigenerational family saga set primarily in the mountains along the Virginia/North Carolina/Tennessee border.
Opening in 1567 with the arrival in the New World of Diego Martin, a hog drover from…Continue
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All who heard Lisa Alther speak at 15th Union about her new novel have been looking forward to its release. Nashville area residents can hear her speak about it at the Southern Festival of the Book on October 15 (see events for details).
Here is the publicity release by Mercer:…Continue
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