- Author:Jill McCorkle
- Publisher:Algonquin Books; 1st edition (October 1, 1990)
- Pages:343 pages
- Subcategory:United States
- FB2 format1466 kb
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Praise for Ferris Beach Call Ferris Beach fine. Published by. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.
Praise for Ferris Beach Call Ferris Beach fine. Call it enchanting, touching, funny, tragic, sensitive, evocative, moving.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Ferris Beach is a place where excitement and magic coexist. Or so Mary Katherine Katie Burns, the only child of middle-aged Fred and Cleva Burns.
Jill McCorkle is the author of eight previous books, five of which were "New York Times" Notable Books. Ferris Beach: A Novel. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1990. Two stories in "Going Away Shoes" were published in "The Best American Short Stories". Winner of the New England Book Award, the Dos Passos Prize for Excellence in Literature, and the North Carolina Award for Literature, she teaches writing at North Carolina State University and lives with her husband in Hillsborough, North Carolina. Библиографические данные. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1990
Ferris Beach is a well written book by Jill McCorkle for this generation. When I started the book I did not really know what I was getting into. The book started out very slow but surprisingly, it taught some truths about the world with quirky moments.
Ferris Beach is a well written book by Jill McCorkle for this generation. It seemed dragged out at times and felt just like your average book. But, It is a gentle book and Jill McCorkle does an excellent job of showing the characters mindsets and goes deep into descriptions. All of the characters are unique and can be f Ferris Beach is a well written book by Jill McCorkle for this generation
Ferris Beach is where excitement and glamour start-at least that's what Kate thinks as she hears about her cousin Angela who lives there.
Ferris Beach is where excitement and glamour start-at least that's what Kate thinks as she hears about her cousin Angela who lives there. Kate has had a humdrum, "normal" childhood; her conservative mother and humorous father have brought her up "properly," while Angela has had freedom and romance. But even freedom has its dark side, as Kate finds out. Print version record.
ISBN 10: 1522678980 ISBN 13: 9781522678984. Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio, 2016.
Ferris Beach is a place where excitement and magic coexist. Ferris Beach - Jill McCorkle. Or so Mary Katherine "Katie" Burns, the only child of middle-aged Fred and Cleva Burns, believes. Shy and self-conscious, she daydreams about Ferris Beach, where her beautiful cousin, Angela, leads a romantic, mysterious life. Read on the Scribd mobile app. Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere.
Jill Collins McCorkle (July 7, 1958 Lumberton, North Carolina) is an American short story writer and novelist. She graduated from University of North Carolina, in 1980, where she studied with Max Steele, Lee Smith, and Louis D. Rubin. She also attended Hollins College now Hollins University with Lee Smith where she received her MA. She taught at Tufts University, University of North Carolina, Duke University, Harvard University and Bennington College. She teaches at North Carolina State University.
I had a failed romance, she said one night as she sat on the foot of my bed in the slat of light from the corner streetlight, her legs pulled up under her thin cotton gown.
I had a failed romance, she said one night as she sat on the foot of my bed in the slat of light from the corner streetlight, her legs pulled up under her thin cotton gown e said, and paused, thinking. He kind of looked like the guy who played Maverick. James Garner, I said, sitting forward and waiting for the rest of her story. I was already in bed, the covers over my legs. These late-night talks, what Angela called our heart to hearts, had happened every night of the two weeks she’d been there.
In this peppery, potent collection by McCorkle ( Ferris Beach ), 11. .Award-winning author Jill McCorkle takes us on a splendid journey through time and memory in this, her tenth work of fiction.
In this peppery, potent collection by McCorkle ( Ferris Beach ), 11 memorable women, ranging from high school student to retiree, confide details of troubled relationships. In the course of this wide-ranging, richly detailed novel, every kind of human problem finds its way to the doorstep of Quee Purdy, a tireless entrepreneur for whom love and sex are the "hot commodities" in which she deals. McCorkle's extraordinary storytelling skills allow her to juggle at least six parallel stories in a novel about playing God. And she does it divinely.