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Hill Country, A Novel

By: Windle, Janice Woods

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1998

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 29424

ISBN: 0684866056

Condition: Near Fine


Reading group guide at end of book. When Laura Hoge Woods died in 1966, at the age of ninety-six, she left her granddaughter a cardboard box labeled "For my Janice when I'm gone." In the box were her thin gold wedding ring, her old blue Olivetti portable typewriter, and all of her fading notes for the "Hill Country" manuscript. Using her grandmother's notes, Windle creates a remarkable portrait of 100 years of life in Central Texas, home of the Texas bluebonnet, swamp rabbits, Yellow Dog Democrats, and terrifying renegade Apaches and Comanches. At the heart of "Hill Country... View more info