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Fred Chappell

Fred Chappell
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Fred Chappell is the award-winning author of more than twenty books of poetry and fiction, including I Am One of You Forever, Brighten the Corner Where You Are, and Look Back All the Green Valley. He has received many major prizes, including the Bollingen Prize in Poetry from Yale University and the Award in Literature from the National Institute of Arts and Letters. He lives with his wife, Susan in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Fred Chappell

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A Shadow All of Light
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A Shadow All of Light

Fred Chappell
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

A good thief barters in goods. A great one deals in shadows.

A Shadow all of Light is a stylish, elegant, episodic fantasy novel by award-winning author and former poet laureate...

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The Fred Chappell Reader
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The Fred Chappell Reader

Fred Chappell
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

Fred Chappell is one of our most brilliant and versatile authors, with many novels, short stories, and volumes of poetry to his credit. This anthology bears witness to the scope of his career: a...

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More Shapes Than One
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More Shapes Than One

Fred Chappell
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

These thirteen tales are populated by an assortment of fictional as well as real characters, all of them vividly sketched and true-to-life: the botanist Linnaeus, the composer Offenbach, the poet...

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A Way of Happening
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A Way of Happening

Fred Chappell
Picador
Picador

One of our most acclaimed and versatile authors, Fred Chappell is comfortably at home in fiction, poetry, and literary criticism. A Way of Happening gathers his essays and reviews of contemporary...

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Ancestors and Others
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Ancestors and Others

Fred Chappell
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

In this collection, Fred Chappell shows his mastery across a range of genres. Featuring folk fables in the Twain tradition, realistic stories of growing up in remote Appalachia, stories of family,...

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Look Back All the Green Valley
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Look Back All the Green Valley

Fred Chappell
Picador
Picador

A Southeast Booksellers Association Best Book of the Year

Jess Kirkman returns to the North Carolina mountain town of his boyhood to tend to his ailing mother, and clean out his deceased...

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Farewell, I'm Bound to Leave You
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Farewell, I'm Bound to Leave You

Fred Chappell
Picador
Picador

Farewell, I'm Bound to Leave You is rich with the music of the Southern mountains and the stories of their people. Jess Kirkman's grandmother is dying, and Jess remembers the tales...

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Brighten the Corner Where You Are
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Brighten the Corner Where You Are

Fred Chappell
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

This story of a day in the life of Joe Robert Kirkman, a North Carolina mountain schoolteacher, sly prankster, country philosopher, and family man, won the hearts of readers and reviewers across...

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