Clay's Quilt
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    Mar-2001 (Hardcover)
    Feb-2002 (Paperback)
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On a bone-chilling New Year's Day, when all the mountain roads are slick with ice, Clay's mother, Anneth, insists on leaving her husband. She packs her things, and with three-year-old Clay in tow, they inch their way toward her hometown along the treacherous mountain roads.
That journey ends in the death of Clay's mother. It's a day that comes to haunt her only son, who's left without a family and a history. This is the story of how Clay Sizemore, a coal miner in love with his town but unsure of his place within it, finds a family to call his own.

And it's the story of the people who become part of the life he shapes: Aunt Easter, always filled with a sense of foreboding and bound to her faith above all; Uncle Paul, quietly producing quilt after quilt; Dreama, beautiful and flighty; Evangeline, the untameable daughter of a famous gospel singer; and Alma, the fiddler whose song wends its way into Clay's heart. Together, they all help Clay to fashion a quilt of a life from what treasured pieces are around him.

Authentic and moving, Clay's Quilt is both the story of a young man's journey and of Appalachian people struggling to hold on to their heritage.
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    • Mar-2002
    • Ballantine
    • Trade Paperback
    • ISBN: 0345450698
    • ISBN13: 9780345450692
    • Jul-2020
    • Blair
    • Trade Paperback
    • ISBN: 1949467244
    • ISBN13: 9781949467246
    • First Edition
    • Mar-2001
    • Algonquin
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 1565123077
    • ISBN13: 9781565123076
    • Apr-2001
    • Algonquin
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 1616202971
    • ISBN13: 9781616202972
    • Apr-2001
    • Algonquin Books
    • eBook (Kindle)
    • Dec-2001
    • Wheeler
    • Trade Paperback
    • ISBN: 1587241439
    • ISBN13: 9781587241437
    • Large Print

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