Books tagged: mark childress

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A World Made of Fire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,940. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
"Mark Childress is a writer of almost uncanny stylistic ability and clear vision ... makes you want to holler 'oh yeah!' like a guy who's gotten religion at a riverside camp meeting." -- Stephen King The first novel by the author of "Crazy in Alabama," "One Mississippi," and "Georgia Bottoms," "A World Made of Fire" is a Southern gothic tale rich in language, description, and spooky mysteries...
Looking for Harper Lee: Two essays
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Literature
Novelist Mark Childress (Crazy in Alabama, Georgia Bottoms) happened to be born in Monroeville, Alabama--a town Harper Lee called Maycomb when she wrote To Kill a Mockingbird. For years as a journalist, Childress was told to pursue an interview with the reclusive author, who refused all entreaties. These essays describe the importance of her novel to Southern fiction and why Lee remains a mystery.
V for Victor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,170. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
Alabama, 1942. The war is everywhere, but Victor - a 16-year-old boy sent by his father to care for his dying grandmother on a lonely island in Mobile Bay - can only dream of it. Then he wakes one amazing night to a thunderous roar from the Bay...and sees the ominous shadow of an enemy submarine surfacing at night. "Fantastic, extravagant...thoroughly charming." -Boston Globe.
Tender
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 181,820. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Stephen King: "Mark Childress's novel, TENDER, is a little more than just a fine novel; it is a big, all-American, Technicolor dreamboat of a book, as vital and as intense as anything I've read in the last 10 years. Childress's understanding and love of this new music lends Tender the sort of piney woods authenticity I associate with such American classics as Elmer Gantry and All The King's Men."