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Silas House

Autor(a) de Clay's Quilt

14+ Works 2,266 Membros 113 Críticas 11 Favorited

About the Author

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Image credit: Photo by Cheyenne House

Séries

Obras por Silas House

Clay's Quilt (2001) 449 exemplares, 15 críticas
A Parchment of Leaves (2002) 410 exemplares, 17 críticas
Same Sun Here (2012) — Narrador, algumas edições372 exemplares, 25 críticas
Southernmost (2018) 305 exemplares, 17 críticas
The Coal Tattoo (2004) 272 exemplares, 10 críticas
Eli the Good (2009) 231 exemplares, 22 críticas
Lark Ascending (2022) 153 exemplares, 7 críticas
Kentucky quilt trails : views and voices (2008) — Introduction & Contributor — 1 exemplar
This is My Heart For you (2014) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Stories from the Blue Moon Café (2003) — Contribuidor — 67 exemplares
Best Food Writing 2014 (2014) — Contribuidor — 57 exemplares, 2 críticas
New Stories from the South 2004: The Year's Best (2004) — Contribuidor — 33 exemplares
LGBTQ Fiction and Poetry from Appalachia (2019) — Contribuidor — 32 exemplares
Stories from the Blue Moon Café II (2003) — Contribuidor — 30 exemplares
Christmas in the South: Holiday Stories from the South's Best Writers (2004) — Contribuidor — 26 exemplares, 1 crítica
Missing Mountains: We went to the mountaintop but it wasn't there (2005) — Introduction & Contributor — 26 exemplares
The Alumni Grill: Anthology of Southern Writers (2004) — Contribuidor — 12 exemplares
Every Leaf a Mirror: A Jim Wayne Miller Reader (2014) — Posfácio — 5 exemplares

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Nome legal
House, Silas Dwayne
Data de nascimento
1971
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Locais de residência
Lily, Kentucky, USA
Ocupações
Author
Prémios e menções honrosas
James Still Award for Writing about the Appalachian South (2003)

Membros

Críticas

 
Assinalado
JimandMary69 | 16 outras críticas | Mar 21, 2024 |
 
Assinalado
lizjenkins | 24 outras críticas | Mar 10, 2024 |
I really loved that this audiobook was performed with accents that I imagine the characters would really have.
For a school pen pal project, Meena and River selected each other based on being able to connect by writing letters rather than email. They were both open to learning about the other's cultures, and being their true selves. River shares his concerns about mountaintop removal mining happening very near his town. Meena shares her sadness at leaving her grandma behind, and concerns about her family not being able to afford an apartment & the woman they stay with being harassed by the landlord. They both have fathers who are rarely home due to out-of-state job sites.
I think this story would be good for middle schoolers to learn about being open to other cultures. There were a few instances where I, as an adult, felt there was more explanations than would be normal, and I often felt that both young people were writing much lengthier letters than anyone would. But perhaps a younger reader would just accept that and go with the flow of the tale.
I'm thinking of saving this audiobook a couple more years until my grandkids will be closer to middle school age for listening to it.
… (mais)
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juniperSun | 24 outras críticas | Jan 19, 2024 |
The grief and the resilience of Silas House's latest provides for a roller coaster of emotion. House depicts the trajectory of climate change in a way that is as believable as it is horrifying. In this novel, the story takes place after society has passed the point of no return.

The speaker, Lark, reflects that "some say 'We destroyed our world," but I don't agree with that. Some of us did. The rest of us were powerless. The rest of us are the ones who had to pay the biggest price. " The life that results is that of evading the religious fanatics, the extremists, and people driven by fear while trying to maintain one's humanity in the process. Powerful emotional journey.… (mais)
 
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DAGray08 | 6 outras críticas | Jan 1, 2024 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
14
Also by
10
Membros
2,266
Popularidade
#11,330
Avaliação
3.9
Críticas
113
ISBN
81
Línguas
2
Marcado como favorito
11

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