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Home from the hill [a novel]

William Humphrey

Home from the hill [a novel]

by William Humphrey

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English


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SeriesBorzoi books
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LC ClassificationsPS3558 U458 H6
The Physical Object
Pagination312p.
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18536020M

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Home from the hill [a novel] by William Humphrey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Humphrey's first novel was Home from the Hill. His second novel, The Ordways, was reviewed by the New York Times as "Funny, vivid and moving, this is a fine piece of work and a delight to read," and was compared to the writings of William Faulkner and Mark Tw American novelist, memoirist, short story writer, author of thirteen books, including 4/5.

Home from the Hill began a bit slow, but by the middle, it was hard to put down and I was sorry to see it end. In fact, I read the ending twice just to clear up loose ends.

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Home from the Hill4/5(39). National Book Award Finalist: The mesmerizing saga of a Texas family torn apart by passion and pride.

Twelve years after Hannah Hunnicutt was committed to a Dallas asylum, her body is brought home Home from the Hill - A Novel - Read book online. Home from the Hill is the first novel by author William Humphrey, published in It was made into a film two years after its publication.

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William Humphrey’s absorbing first novel, Home from the Hill, originally published inbegins with the funeral of “Miz Hannah” Hunnicutt in her east Texas hometown, a dozen years after her commitment to a Dallas burial between the tombs of her husband and her son is the final episode of a local legend that unfolds within this powerful tale.

HOME FROM THE HILL by Fred Webb Long Beach, pp, b&w photos, 6x9, hardcover, dj ISBN: Fred Webb has been one of the best-known guides of the Canadian Arctic for almost thirty years. He has guided. Home from the Hill began a bit slow, but by the middle, it was hard to put down and I was sorry to see it end.

In fact, I read the ending twice just to clear up loose ends. Actually the beginning boar hunt, carefully enlarged upon in the front of the book, was the basis for the last hunt at the book’s end.4/5.

"The Hills at Home" brilliantly portrays a WASP family's ability to hunker down and whether the storm. This book is described as similar to a Jane Austen novel. I don't think this description is accurate.

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