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10 thoughts on “Degrees of Elevation

  1. says:

    Started reading this collection and realized I'd read it before but had never posted a review sorry Charles Some o

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    I'm impressed but biased too

  3. says:

    I wanted this book for so long and I finally got a copy Really good Appalachian stories Great authors included in this anthology—some of my favorites

  4. says:

    This collection brings together some of the finest voices in American fiction Specifically these are the voices of a fascinating region Appalachia The publisher Bottom Dog Press has brought forth some stunning work from this

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    uotableI knew about Tallboy’s group therapy I knew he’d met his girlfriend Chelsea there Miss Mattie said it

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    Top fiction from a region of writers and storytellers Charles Dodd White and Page Seay do an excellent job of bringing the world of Appalachia today to the front Fine writers include Silas House Chris Holbrook Ron Rash and others Highly recommended

  7. says:

    There are some wonderful stories by many authors I didn't know Short stories are not popular but this is definitely a collection worth reading I don't think literature from this geographical area of the US gets the attention it deserves

  8. says:

    Great writers all the way around I'm lucky to have had a chance to read their stories

  9. says:

    A bit uneven some of the stories were good while some were just so so

  10. says:

    Wonderful collection by some of the best writers in this country

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Degrees of Elevation

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Summary Degrees of Elevation

Fiction Hard brilliant and dark as coal this brand new and necessary volume captures Appalachia today a place where the old bedrock verities of family community belief work and the. Started reading this collection and realized I d read it before but had never posted a review sorry Charles Some of the writers I was already familiar with Rusty Barnes Chris Offutt Scott McClanahan Ron Rash and John McManus and it was great to see their stories represented here Others were new to me and that is the great benefit of a collection such as this to find kindred spirits to writers you already enjoy So this collection introduced me to Sheldon Lee Compton Alex Taylor Chris Holbrook Crystal Wilkinson and Mindy Beth Miller and I ve bought books by some of them The writing in all of these stories is superb that is almost a given in this kind of collection so really you cannot go wrong by buying and delving into this one What interests me is the regional focus I live on the water on an island in the Pacific Northwest Appalachia is in some ways as remote as India So just the focus on a different way of life is exciting to me Although funnily enough not forty miles away in the foothills of the cascade mountains we have a town known for its tar heels The vegetation is different but maybe not so much else And that is one thing this collection reinforces as different as we are in some of our regional peculiarities in the big picture regardless where we live we all share the same basic human concerns

Read ¹ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ê Charles Dodd White

Earth itself are all in painful Upheaval to use the title of Chris Holbrook's story herein From manic to elegiac to rough raw beautiful and heartbreaking these stories will strike t. This collection brings together some of the finest voices in American fiction Specifically these are the voices of a fascinating region Appalachia The publisher Bottom Dog Press has brought forth some stunning work from this region and it is mighty important material perhaps one of the most important areas of regional fiction a region too often overlooked I reviewed this collection when it was published for the New York Journal of Books Here is some of what I said at the time Degrees of Elevation Short Stories of Contemporary Appalachia brings together 17 gifted writers whose voices are as uniue and striking as the region about which they writeEditors Charles Dodd White and Page Seay have gathered some of the finest storytellers of this region some writers in White s words not yet established and others whose names will be recognized Ron Rash for instance was recently awarded the Frank O Connor International Short Story Award for his own collection of short stories But whether these writers are still emerging or whether they have managed to move beyond regional recognition each casts an unflinching eye toward a region of America that exists in the mists for most of us offering us glimpses of its raw reality The lives and choices written about in this collection are hard edged there is no romanticizingThe entire review can be found on my NYJB page at is an excellent collection well constructed by Charles Dodd White who himself is an exceptionally talented writer from the region It really belongs on everyone s bookshelf if you care about high uality literary fiction

  • Paperback
  • 186
  • Degrees of Elevation
  • Charles Dodd White
  • English
  • 17 March 2018
  • 978193396439

About the Author: Charles Dodd White

Charles Dodd White is the author of four novels including two from Swallow Press HOW FIRE RUNS and IN THE HOUSE OF WILDERNESS He has received the Appalachian Book of the Year Award and the Chaffin Award for his fiction He lives in Knoxville Tennessee where he is an associate professor of English at Pellissippi State Community College