Monsters in Appalachia
StoriesBook - 2016
The characters within these fifteen stories are in one way or another staring into the abyss. While some are awaiting redemption, others are fully complicit in their own undoing. We come upon them in the mountains of West Virginia, in the backyards of rural North Carolina, and at tourist traps along Route 66, where they smolder with hidden desires and struggle to resist the temptations that plague them. A Melungeon woman has killed her abusive husband and drives by the home of her sons new foster family, hoping to lure the boy back. An elderly couple witnesses the end-times and is forced to hunt monsters if they hope to survive. A young girl (S2(Btanning and manning(S3 (Bwith her mother and aunt resists being indoctrinated by their ideas about men. A preachers daughter follows in the footsteps of her backsliding mother as she seduces a man who looks a lot like the devil.
Publisher: Morgantown : Vandalia Press, 2016.
Edition: First edition.
Branch Call Number: F MONKS
Characteristics: x, 169 pages ; 22 cm.