Giveaway Monday: Gap Creek

Today is Robert Morgan Day on the Algonquin blog. From bestselling fiction to bestselling nonfiction. Our Lucky 7 featured e-book of the day is his outstanding biography of an American icon, Boone. And our Giveaway Monday pick is the runaway bestseller and Oprah’s Book Club selection…

Gap Creek

by Robert Morgan

Young Julie Harmon works “hard as a man,” they say, so hard that at times she’s not sure she can stop. People depend on her to slaughter the hogs and nurse the dying. People are weak, and there is so much to do. At just seventeen she marries and moves down into the valley of Gap Creek, where perhaps life will be better.
But Julie and Hank’s new life in the valley, in the last years of the nineteenth century, is more complicated than the couple ever imagined. Sometimes it’s hard to tell what to fear most—the fires and floods or the flesh-and-blood grifters, drunks, and busybodies who insinuate themselves into their new life. To survive, they must find out whether love can keep chaos and madness at bay. Their struggles with nature, with work, with the changing century, and with the disappointments and triumphs of their union make Gap Creek a timeless story of a marriage.

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5 Comments On This Post:

November 12, 2012
5:12 pm
Frank Bragg says...

There is nothing better then a good book.

November 12, 2012
5:49 pm
techeditor says...

Is this contest for an e-book?

November 12, 2012
9:11 pm
YvonneJ says...

This is a great book!

November 12, 2012
11:38 pm
cynthia newman says...

I LOVED this book so much. I feel like I knew the characters; he write so beautifully, his words are like poetry. This is the book I read over and over and never tire of it. I have read all his books but I think this one is the most special of all.

    November 14, 2012
    4:30 pm
    admin says...

    The followup- Road to Gap Creek — will be coming out next year!

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