Allan Gurganus. The Practical Heart. New York: Knopf, 2001.

Three of the four novellas in this collection are set in North Carolina. “He’s One, Too” is set in fictional Falls, N.C., which is probably based on the author’s hometown of Rocky Mount. The Practical Heart won the 2002 Sir Walter Raleigh Award for the best work of fiction by a North Carolinian.

Check this title’s availability in the UNC Library Catalog.

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