Fred Chappell. I Am One of You Forever. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1985.

Set in the North Carolina mountains in the 1940s, this novel-in-stories follows a boy named Jess through his daily life and encounters with his quirky family and neighbors. The book is a series of short pieces about the memorable characters Jess and his family encounter, and the land on which they live. Chappell is an award-winning poet and is noted for the lyricism he brings to his prose.

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

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