The Best-Loved Short Stories of Jesse Stuart by Jesse Stuart
9780070623057 The thirty-four stories in this collection, selected from Stuart's 460 published stories, reveal the variety and range of his fictional world. Some reflect the wonder of growing up, while others portray the comedy and tragedy in the lives of the strong, rough-hewn characters of his world. Running through most of them like a golden thread is Staurt's celebration of the strength and affirmative view of life of his people, and their love for the land. Stuart's own love for the land and its rhythyms of life also comes through clearly.