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Grit Lit

A Rough South Reader

Grit Lit( )
Editor: Carpenter, Brian
Franklin, Tom
ISBN:978-1-61117-082-5
Publication Date:Sep 2012
Publisher:University of South Carolina Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $59.95
Book Description:

Drawing on storytelling traditions as old as southern literature itself, Grit Lit is the first anthology devoted to contemporary writing about the Rough South. From literary legends to emerging voices, the acclaimed writers featured in this collection view their hardscrabble South without romanticism or false nostalgia, not through moonlight and magnolia but moonshine and Marlboros. This is the dirty South as captured by those rooted in its land yet able to share its stories with...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Anthologies (Multiple Authors)
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9 x 6 Inches
Author Biography
(Editor)
Tom Franklin is the New York Times bestselling author of Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Crime Writers' Association's Gold Dagger Award. His previous works include Poachers, Hell at the Breech, and Smonk. Franklin co-authored The Tilted World with wife Beth Ann Fennelly. He teaches in the University of Mississippi's MFA program.

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