Rennie's Way by Verna Mae Slone

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"This first work of fiction by Verna Mae Slone, firmly grounded in her own background, is set in the 1920s and 1930s in a closeknit community in eastern Kentucky, where family roots run deep. At its center stands as strong and resilient a heroine as any in American literature. Verna Mae Slone, a native of Knott County, Kentucky, is the author of several books, including the bestselling memoir, What My Heart Wants to Tell.


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Published May 3, 1994 by The University Press of Kentucky. 232 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Although a preface says that Slone calls her writing ``faction,'' the actual sequence of events in her/Rennie's life as relayed here doesn't make up a story, and Slone keeps her imagination, which glimmers brilliantly at points, in check.

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Set in Eastern Kentucky's Lonesome Holler of the 1920s and '30s, this first novel, an expanded, refocused and retitled edition of Slone's 1982 self-published Sarah Ellen , deals with the harsh life of Rennie Slone.

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