Appalachian Alchemy [E–pub/Kindle]

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Review ç Appalachian Alchemy ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Life is different in Beattyville Kentucky a never was town one of the poorest in the state Most people born there along the shores of the Kentucky River die on those same ba Here s a charming slab of story that just keeps twisting As it opens it seems to be a uiet coming of age tale a slice of life Kentucky fried and in many ways that remains the case throughout but a primal violence seeps in there along the way and bloodies the water Well it so happens that s my favorite kind of violence so I was loving itThe tale spans from roughly age 10 to age 18 in the life of our protagonist MarshallBook Merrick The son of a moonshiner in a brutally poor Kentucky river town Book struggles to fit in not only with the other townsfolk but within his own family They drink and fight He reads and cries And yet the hard nosed sense of honor that the river folk prize above all else seems to have taken root in Book s heart just the sameIt s this sense of honor that becomes the core of the book s central conflict Life beats up on Book pretty good It teaches him about death and pain and hard work But it also teaches him about love and identity and dreams of a better life In the end these positive and negative values are at odds The stakes are life and death and Book must choose who he really is must decide how deeply the river has gotten into himThis book is loaded with great entertaining writing I d put it on the literary shelf at the bookstore although I think it has in common with John Steinbeck than the pretentious lit folk the care put into the prose witty observations and clever details is balanced with elements I d describe as visceral accessible and emotionally powerful I finished it in a day too Great read

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Review ç Appalachian Alchemy ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF E has read about his desire to escape his circumstances is warred upon by poverty and his obligations to the tribal lifestyle that would label him a traitor for his ambition A searing portrait of poverty family ties and the many ways we are borne back ceaselessly into the past despite our best efforts

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Review ç Appalachian Alchemy ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Nks For Marshall Merrick called “Book” by just about everyone he knows reading is an escape and a salvation Beckoned away from his tiny town by the allure of the world h It s not Moonshiners and it certainly ain t Deliverance Barlow Adams transcends hillbilly tropes to deliver an Appalachian coming of age novella with a mastery of voice that reveals the poetry and violence of those living along the Kentucky River Appalachian Alchemy is a pleasure to read though those who are sueamish might skip over the brutal passages Highly recommend


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    Barlow Adams ↠ 8 Read Appalachian Alchemy [E–pub/Kindle] Holy crap what a loaded short story It took me a bit to get into but once I did I couldn't think about much else The novella feels much older than it is being that it was published in 2017 Which has such an interesting appeal to me Barlow Adams manages to write with feeling and literary mechanisms so than most modern authors Book's main character story on the river is so intricate but simplified Even though he was so

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    Free download Appalachian Alchemy Appalachian Alchemy [E–pub/Kindle] It's not Moonshiners and it certainly ain't Deliverance Barlow Adams transcends hillbilly tropes to deliver an Appalachian coming of age novella with a mastery of voice that reveals the poetry and violence of thos

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    Appalachian Alchemy [E–pub/Kindle] This book is a masterpieceI grew up not far from where this story takes place Mr Adams does an incredible job of capturing a region and a people that the economy left behind It's heartbreaking funny and inspiring all at once Once I started it I couldn't put it down It's poetry disguised as prose and I hope this author writ

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    Appalachian Alchemy [E–pub/Kindle] Appalachian Alchemy for me was an unputdownable read The characters are as real as you and I The desperation in the poor Appalachian river town is palpable The author’s prose is beautiful and works well juxtaposed against the gritty and visceral scenes he writes The story reveals an underlying cruelty of cyc

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    Barlow Adams ↠ 8 Read Appalachian Alchemy [E–pub/Kindle] A beautifully realistic portrayal of small town desperation There's a long history of misery attached to this little Kentucky town and its inhabitants a history where cops were little than hired thugs used by outsiders to strip simple folk of everything but their pride This story is the fallout a town full of victims who stick to t

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    Appalachian Alchemy [E–pub/Kindle] I encountered this author while skimming short short tales on Twitter He captivated my imagination and taste for poetic words in just the few lines of a tweet His book explodes and expounds all of this from start to finish

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  • Appalachian Alchemy
  • Barlow Adams
  • English
  • 12 October 2020
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