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So Far Back: A Novel. So Far Back is a nuanced and resonant portrait of two families sharing an enduring past and an uneasy present. So Far Back - Pam Durban.
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So Far Back, Pam Durban, HB-B, @ 2000, 11/00. A rambling story of two families, one while, one black in Charleston, SC, in the present day, and in the 1800's, masters and slaves.
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Pam Durban's SO FAR BACK. com User, October 28, 2000. This hypnotic novel about Charleston past and present is a brilliant exploration of racism - its bitter roots and its modern disfiguring effects. A writer of remarkable insight and compassion, Durban explores the complexities and contradictions of race in a story that expertly weaves present and past, and provides an understanding of humanity that will resonate with readers whether they grew up in the South or not.
Pam Durban is the author of the novels The Laughing Place (winner of the Townsend Prize), So Far Back (winner of the Lillian Smith Award), and The Tree of Forgetfulness and the short story collection All Set About with Fever Trees.
Praise for So Far Back. Durban has sewn an exquisite novel by reaching back in time and pulling her characters forward, again and again, creating an intricate and lasting design. Durban's knowledgeable descriptions of the area allow the reader to practically smell spring in Charleston. A graceful, poignant and ultimately satisfying story. Pam Durban writes with such deep and abiding empathy that we never doubt her characters' voices, thoughts, or hearts, whether in the pre-Civil War South or more contemporary settings
So Far Back: A Novel. Pam Durban writes with such deep and abiding empathy that we never doubt her characters' voices, thoughts, or hearts, whether in the pre-Civil War South or more contemporary settings. To have this wonderful new collection Soon in print is cause for celebration.
Diana's fate is gradually revealed, even as Louisa discovers objects in her house missing, moved, dented, and seemingly handled by an unappeasable presence. In some small way trying to set right age-old wrongs, Louisa discovers how her own life is entangled in her family's haunted history. ISBN 9780312283476 (978-0-312-28347-6) Softcover, St. Martin's Press, 2001. Find signed collectible books: 'So Far Back: A Novel'. So Far Back: A Novel: ISBN 9780312283476 (978-0-312-28347-6) Softcover, St. The Tree of Forgetfulness: A Novel (Yellow Shoe Fiction). Coauthors & Alternates.
Rosa Pam Durban (born March 4, 1947 Aiken, South Carolina) is an. .2001 Lillian Smith Book Award. 1994 Townsend Prize for Fiction. The Tree of Forgetfulness: A Novel. Louisiana State University Press.
Rosa Pam Durban (born March 4, 1947 Aiken, South Carolina) is an American novelist and short story writer. ISBN 978-0-312-28347-6. ISBN 978-0-807-14972-0.
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Louisa Hilliard, the last descendant of one of Charleston's oldest families, finds her quiet life turned upside down when she comes upon the diary of one of her ancestors, which recounts the story of Diana, a 19th Century slave who worked for the Hilliards. As Louisa learns of Diana's tragic fate, she begins to sense a presence roaming in her house. Attempting to appease this presence and set right age-old wrongs, she discovers how her own life is entangled in her family's haunted history.