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Hard toward home : stories

Author: Craig Dean Albin
Publisher: Winston-Salem, NC : Press 53, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Hard Toward Home is alive with cross-grained people caught between their pasts and futures and striving to outlast the harm they've done each other and themselves. Albin possesses all the storyteller's gifts of eye and ear and mind and goes them one better by virtue of his heart. These stories are deep and wise and quietly gorgeous. -Janet Peery, author of The River Beyond the World.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Dean Albin
ISBN: 9781941209349 1941209343
OCLC Number: 945638797
Description: 139 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Hard toward home --
At woods' edge --
The price of land --
The end of easy breathing --
For you --
Judgment call --
His to give --
Traveling mercies --
Punch list --
Four fine horses.
Responsibility: by C.D. Albin.

Abstract:

Hard Toward Home is alive with cross-grained people caught between their pasts and futures and striving to outlast the harm they've done each other and themselves. Albin possesses all the storyteller's gifts of eye and ear and mind and goes them one better by virtue of his heart. These stories are deep and wise and quietly gorgeous. -Janet Peery, author of The River Beyond the World.

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Depth and Craftsmanship

by DougHowe (WorldCat user published 2016-05-31) Excellent Permalink

Sincerely excellent. These stories will reward numerous re-readings. They contain universal themes and deep insights into the human experience, and although Albin unflinchingly confronts darkness and tragedy, he always, always holds to hope. Albin is a true and serious craftsman, for his imagery is...
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