The Legend of Quito Road ePub download
by Dwight Fryer
- ISBN: 1583147063
- ISBN13: 978-1583147061
- ePub: 1469 kb | FB2: 1151 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Genre Fiction
- Publisher: Harlequin Kimani Sepia; Original edition (May 30, 2006)
- Pages: 384
- Rating: 4.6/5
- Votes: 616
- Format: lit mobi mbr txt
Dwight Fryer is the league director for the Shelby DEBATE Society (ww. helbydebate. His historical novels, The Legend of Quito Road and The Knees of Gullah Island were critically acclaimed.
Dwight Fryer is the league director for the Shelby DEBATE Society (ww. Fryer is a Christian minister, writer, speaker, storyteller, historian and genealogist, avid bird and nature watcher, reader, and anything outdoors, especially flying kites.
Even with the supplemental family histories (tree diagram) that were provided in the back of the book, it was still very confusing to keep track of the familial relationships
Oct 12, 2009 Mocha Girl rated it liked it. The Legend of Quito Road is a multi-generational tale rooted in 1930's Shelby County, Tennessee. Legacies from the slave and antebellum eras reveal familial relationships that cross racial lines and produce enough secrets to fill Victoria' s closet. Even with the supplemental family histories (tree diagram) that were provided in the back of the book, it was still very confusing to keep track of the familial relationships. At some point I took additional notes to keep it straight but abandoned the effort and kept reading on faith that it would become clearer as I kept reading.
By the end of The Legend of Quito Road in 1935, Son Erby makes 50 gallons of whiskey a week, completely on his . Passionate, engaging, honest even when it hurts. With The Legend of Quito Road, Dwight Fryer establishes himself as a rich storyteller in the American Folkloric tradition.
Readers learn the secrets to whiskey making, molasses cooking, and great Southern barbecue from Ray’s father, Gill Erby. Mat Johnson, author of Hunting In Harlem and 2004 Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Award in Fiction Winner.
Book Description: THE FUTURE seems to hold limited possibilities for Son Erby. More books like The Legend of Quito Road may be found by selecting the categories below: Fiction, Romance, Contemporary
Book Description: THE FUTURE seems to hold limited possibilities for Son Erby. The African-American child of a farm laborer in 1930s Depression-era Tennessee, his fate seems as certain as the sunset at day’s end. But when his father takes him to work at the Coleman Farm and hands down the secret to making the corn liquor, everything changes. More books like The Legend of Quito Road may be found by selecting the categories below: Fiction, Romance, Contemporary. Tell us what do you think about The Legend of Quito Road.
Dwight Fryer's debut novel is a scintillating mixture of love, betrayal, hope and redemption .
Dwight Fryer's debut novel is a scintillating mixture of love, betrayal, hope and redemption disguised in the incredible human condition of a sleepy little 1930's Tennessee town. Raymond "Son" Erby is his father's shadow, learning at the feet of the wily, enterprising man who's own father left him a legacy that is a blessing and a curse: knowing how to "cook" whiskey. Set against the backdrop of segregation, pre-World War II, bootleg whiskey and Jim Crow law, THE LEGEND OF QUITO ROAD reveals the lives of black and white, alike, at a crossroads where their betrayal and shame simmers; and revelation blows the lid off the boiling pot of a dysfunctional American community.
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is a gothic story by American author Washington Irving, contained in his collection of 34 essays and short stories entitled The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. Written while Irving was living abroad in Birmingham, England, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" was first published in 1820.