REVIEW uincie Bolliver Double Mountain Books Classic Reissues of the American West
Uincie the motherless thirteen year old daughter of an itinerant muleskinner is the captivating protagonist of this Depression era novel set in the Texas oil patch Her story’s value resides not only in the viewpoint of a young girl who comes of age in the shadow of the derricks but also in the currency of her creator’s sensitivity to the natural world and environmental issuesOriginally a 1941 Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Book uincie Bolliver is an extraordin.
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Ary study in character place and the community of women weak and strong From the moment the wise lonesome uincie and her stubborn charming father Curtin arrive in Good Union Texas where the boom has passed and Judith Paradise’s boarding house stands as a tattered monument to bygone prosperity King engages the reader in the passions and struggles of the small town’s inhabitants As beautiful and natural as its commanding realism uincie Bolliver is not only a remarkabl.
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E first novel but one that should stand for all timeHer grief was wide touching the still trees the wet coats of the grazing cattle the lonely posts of the power line the soft feathers of the heron Her pity was for all things for the leaf set spinning by the rain for the drops of rain that fell and were lost for the darkening sky itself and for the tender earth that must lie forever open to the sky racked to preserve the running heel and toe print of all who chose to pa.