Southern Book Lists
10 Must-Read Books Set In The Southern States
The novel offers a bleak, insightful glimpse into rural life in the south and the growing contrasts between the old and new generations. Lonnie looks to role models like his grandfather an embodiment of the dying ranching lifestyle , his hostile stepbrother Hud ensnared in the changing climate of the south and Jessie the forever-wandering cowboy. Perhaps due to his experiences in the south, McCarthy follows the story of a year-old boy from San Angelo, Texas, who travels on horseback to Mexico in an attempted escape of encroaching modernity and in search of a land that embodies the Texas of the past. Although never officially banned, some censored The Awakening due to its portrayal of female sexuality, independence and variation from traditional social conventions. The novel traces the life of protagonist Edna Pontellier as she discovers a stirring force for individuality when vacationing on the coast of Louisiana. However, the resistance Edna encounters from the majority of people in her society ultimately decides her fate. In The Son , Meyer poignantly traces the history and ideas of the state of Texas and Texan society through the lives of the McCulloughs and the experiences they encounter.
9 Set-in-the-South Historical Fiction Books . Grissom doesn't just continue the story of her previous novel; she also maintains the suspense and the excellent.
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All the Pretty Horses
G lenn Taylor was born and raised in Huntington, West Virginia. His second novel, The Marrowbone Marble Company, was published last month. Quail Ridge is a wonderful little independent store with an impressive inventory. When I finished signing the stack of books, the store manager took them off to be shelved. I browsed.