Ordways by William Humphrey

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Open LibraryOL7438781M
ISBN 100385297343
ISBN 109780385297349
OCLC/WorldCa21363564

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To grow up a boy in Clarksville in my time, recalls Ordways book narrator of T /5. The pleasures and virtues of THE ORDWAYS are too numerous to mention. As always, Humphrey takes a sharp look at the many familiar notions of Southern culture. He shows the reader a clear distinction between the Texas of the Old South and the Texas of the West/5.

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Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free ShippingBrand: Open Road Media. William Humphrey's second novel The Ordways () is not as well known as his more celebrated first novel Home From the Hill ().

The novel's early reception suffered from its fragmented structure, as it is separated into 4 distinct sections: In a Country Churchyard, The Stepchild, Sam Ordway's Revenge, and Family Reunion.5/5(2). The Ordways are one such clan, and in this eloquent and original novel, our narrator recounts the story of how he and his kin arrived in this magical land where the South meets the West.

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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.

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Location Settings. The Great Gatsby takes place in the United States. Most of the characters come from the Midwest to the East Coast. In the novel, the East Coast setting is divided into three distinct places. The Spawning Run - Ebook written by William Humphrey. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

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Collins Award of the Texas Institute of Letters for best book of fiction by a Texas author inand it was a finalist for the National Book Award. Other articles where Home from the Hill is discussed: American literature: Southern fiction: powerful novels set in Texas, Home from the Hill () and The Ordways ().

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