Free Shipping In the UK
Currency:
GBP £ GBP
Saints at the River By Ron Rash

Saints at the River
by Ron Rash

In Stock
£3.99
The parents of a girl whose body is trapped in an eddy in the Tamasee river want to attempt a rescue of the body. Environmentalists are convinced the rescue operation will cause permanent damage to the river. Torn between the two sides is Maggie Glenn, a newspaper photographer. She finds herself revisiting the past she's fought to leave behind.
Only 1 left

Saints at the River Summary


Saints at the River by Ron Rash

When a twelve year-old girl drowns in the Tamassee River and her body is trapped in a deep eddy, the people of the small South Carolina town that bears the river's name are thrown into the national spotlight. The girl's parents want to attempt a rescue of the body. Environmentalists are convinced the rescue operation will cause permanent damage to the river and set a dangerous precedent. Torn between the two sides is Maggie Glenn, a twenty-eight year old newspaper photographer who grew up in the town and has been sent to document the incident. Since leaving home almost ten years ago, Maggie has done her best to avoid her father, but now, as the town's conflict opens old wounds, she finds herself revisiting the past she's fought so hard to leave behind.

Why buy from World of Books

Our excellent value books literally don't cost the earth
Free delivery in the UK
Read more here
Every used book bought is one saved from landfill

Saints at the River Reviews


"A compelling novel... Rash tells his tory with subtlety and with the best kind of empathy." - The Wall Street Journal."

About Ron Rash


Winner of an NEA poetry fellowship, Ron Rash is the author of the prize-winning novels One Foot in Eden, Saints at the River and The World Made Straight, as well as several collections of poetry and short stories. He is the recipient of an O. Henry Prize and the James Still Award from the Fellowship of Southern Writers. For Saints at the River he received the 2004 Weatherford Award for Best Novel and the 2005 SEBA Best Book Award for Fiction. Rash holds the John Parris Chair in Appalachian Studies at Western Carolina University and lives in Clemson, South Carolina.

Additional information

GOR005038481
Saints at the River by Ron Rash
Ron Rash
Used - Very Good
Paperback
St Martin's Press
2005-07-18
256
0312424914
9780312424916
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.