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Conjuror
By author: Holly Sullivan McClure
Product Code: P512
ISBN: 9780881465372
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Format: Paperback / softback
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Within the tightly knit Cherokee community in the Smoky Mountains, a secret society of Snake Dancers is led by a group of elders, four of whom guard an artifact of incredible power. Guardianship has been passed from father to son for over 300 years. Theses artifacts belonged to Kanegwa’ti, a medicine man who controlled the power of Uktena (an evil spirit) in order to protect the tribe. Even the four guardians cannot reveal what they guard. The tradition of secrecy was set up by Kanegwa’ti to prevent anyone from awakening Uktena and bringing destruction.
Down Town: A Novel
By author: Ferrol Sams
Product Code: H734
ISBN: 9780881460728
Pages: 309
Product Format: Hardback
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Down Town is the panoramic story of the American South, carefully observed and skillfully recounted by a native son. Through the characters of “our town,” we gain new perspectives on the historical events that have shaped our country since 1865 - Reconstruction, the first World War, the Depression, World War II, racial integration, land speculation and economic boom.
Emerson’s Brother
By author: Philip Lee Williams
Product Code: P445
ISBN: 9780881462746
Pages: 224
Product Format: Paperback
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Few people know that Ralph Waldo Emerson had a mentally challenged brother. Now, in a deeply moving novel in letters, noted writer Philip Lee Williams imagines the last year of this brother's sad but transcendent life as he lives with a farm family in Massachusetts. Emerson's Brother shows how this brother, Bulkeley, deals in his own way with many of the themes Waldo did, including nature, self-reliance, and love. Writing letters to his brother and friends such as Henry David Thoreau, Bulkeley Emerson aches with the need to express himself, trapped as he is in the prison of his own genetics. Though Bulkeley's journey toward the end of his life can be agonizing and filled with unfilled longing, there is a quiet acceptance, too, as he nears his time to become part of nature itself.
Emerson’s Brother
By author: Philip Lee Williams
Product Code: P445e
ISBN: 9780881463675
Pages: 224
Product Format: Electronic book text
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Few people know that Ralph Waldo Emerson had a mentally challenged brother. Now, in a deeply moving novel in letters, noted writer Philip Lee Williams imagines the last year of this brother's sad but transcendent life as he lives with a farm family in Massachusetts. Emerson's Brother shows how this brother, Bulkeley, deals in his own way with many of the themes Waldo did, including nature, self-reliance, and love. Writing letters to his brother and friends such as Henry David Thoreau, Bulkeley Emerson aches with the need to express himself, trapped as he is in the prison of his own genetics. Though Bulkeley's journey toward the end of his life can be agonizing and filled with unfilled longing, there is a quiet acceptance, too, as he nears his time to become part of nature itself.
Glimmerglass
By author: Marly Youmans
Product Code: H896
ISBN: 9780881464917
Product Format: Hardback
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Price:  $24.00
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Perhaps it was a sense of estrangement from the everyday that drew Cynthia Sorrel to the village of Cooper Patent. The failed painter was lured by the gatehouse with its seven doors, the lake with its tower, and the magical air of a place that couldn't quite decide whether it was fictional, mythic, or real. The gatehouse should have been a first clue that she was on a journey, and soon she begins to glimpse and then to pursue a figure in the woods near her house, convinced she has seen the Muse.

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