Smoke from Small Fires
by Anne Powers
Picture 1950s Blackshale, Tennessee, with its home fires, small town ways and postwar innocence. An artistic spark smolders in Anna Grace Tollett, and when the mountain turns dark and unnerving, creativity is all she has to weather hard times. In Smoke From Small Fires, happily off-tilt characters, bizarre events and a gamut of emotions stack up like a collage layered with compelling details.