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Reader Meet Writer: Lee Smith (online)

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You may have read Lee Smith’s earlier works, some of which are linked below.

Lee Smith brings her masterful storytelling magic to this jewel of a novella that follows Jenny, an adventurous thirteen-year-old, down to Key West for a patched-up family vacation following the discovery of her father's illicit affair.

Born in the small coal-mining town of Grundy, Virginia, Lee Smith began writing stories at the age of nine and selling them for a nickel apiece. She has received many awards, including the North Carolina Award for Literature and an Academy Award in Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in Hillsborough, North Carolina, with her husband, the writer Hal Crowther.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm
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Blue Marlin Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781949467314
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Published: Blair - April 21st, 2020

Lee Smith brings her masterful storytelling magic to this jewel of a novella that follows Jenny, an adventurous thirteen-year-old, down to Key West for a patched-up family vacation following the discovery of her father's illicit affair.


Guests on Earth: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616203801
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Published: A Shannon Ravenel Book - May 13th, 2014

“Reading Lee Smith ranks among the great pleasures of American fiction . . .


Dimestore: A Writer's Life Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616206468
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 4th, 2017

“A memoir that shines with a bright spirit, a generous heart and an entertaining knack for celebrating absurdity.”—The New York Times Book Review

“This is Smith at her finest.”—Library Journal, starred review

Set deep in the mountains of Virginia, the Grundy of Lee Smith’s youth was a plac


Oral History Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780425245460
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Published: Berkley - December 6th, 2011

From the award-winning New York Times bestselling author of The Last Girls.


Fair and Tender Ladies Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780425230459
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Published: Berkley - July 5th, 2011

Ivy Rowe, Virginia mountain girl, then wife, mother, and finally "Mawmaw," never strays far from her home-but the letters she writes take her across the country and over the ocean. Writing "to hold onto what's passing," she tells stories that are rich with the life of Appalachia in words that are colloquial, often misspelled, but always beautiful.