At turns poetic and gritty, Robert Morgan's Gap Creek is a stunning follow-up to his critically acclaimed novel, The Truest Pleasure. Widely regarded as the poet laureate of Appalachia, Morgan captures the spirit of this wilderness territory he knows so well.A must for fans of Cold Mountain, Gap Creek is an Appalachian story. It is also the story of a marriage - the story of a couple's first year. Julie and Hank can't keep their eyes off each other when they move to Gap Creek, just across the South Carolina line from their homes near Flat Rock, North Carolina. In Gap Creek they must forge a relationship while being tested by every imaginable act of God.In the end it takes a flood - an apocalyptic, hell-bent water that nearly kills them both, to right their world and help them discover the survivors and the lovers within.
Author: Robert Morgan
Publisher: Scribner / Simon & Schuster
Release Date: 2000-01-01