Author:King, Mary


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Quincie Bolliver

By: King, Mary

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech University Press: (1941) 2001

Edition: First Edition Thus

Our Product Number: 608714

ISBN: 0896724492

Condition: Near Fine

425 pages. Quincie, the motherless thirteen-year-old daughter of an itinerant muleskinner, is the captivating protagonist of this Depression-era novel set in the Texas oil patch. Her story's value resides not only in the viewpoint of a young girl who comes of age in the shadow of the derricks but also in the currency of her creators sensitivity to the natural world and environmental issues. Originally a 1941 Houghton-Mifflin Literary Fellowship Book, "Quincie Bolliver" is an extraordinary study in character, place, and the community of women weak and strong. From the moment the wise, l... View more info