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Smith, Lee 1944-

Overview
Works: 225 works in 602 publications in 3 languages and 43,384 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Christian fiction  Christmas stories  Religious fiction  Short stories  Historical fiction  History  Diary fiction 
Roles: Other
Classifications: PS3569.M5376, 813.54
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The last girls : a novel by Lee Smith( Book )
30 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 3,501 libraries worldwide
Thirty-five years after a trip down the Mississippi on a raft with their classmates, four women are reunited to cruise the river once again where they plan to release the ashes of a fellow rafter, Margaret "Baby" Ballou
On Agate Hill : a novel by Lee Smith( Book )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,803 libraries worldwide
Discovered in the ruins of a North Carolina plantation, an old box of mementos brings to life the world of young Molly Petree, an orphan growing up in the smoldering remains of the post-Civil War American South
Fair and tender ladies by Lee Smith( Book )
34 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,626 libraries worldwide
Fair and Tender Ladies is an epistolary novel that traces the life of Ivy Rowe, born in the isolated Virginia mountain community of Sugar Fork. Through births and deaths, marriages and funerals, the decades of Ivy's life are captured in a rich dialect that carries the sounds and sights of the Appalachians in each syllable
Family linen by Lee Smith( Book )
22 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,136 libraries worldwide
Gathered at Miss Elizabeth's deathbed, the whole Hesse family learns unexpected secrets about Elizabeth and each other
The devil's dream by Lee Smith( Book )
18 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 1,979 libraries worldwide
Moses Bailey forbade his wife to play the fiddle, judging it to be the voice of the Devil
Oral history by Lee Smith( Book )
17 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 1,822 libraries worldwide
A curse laid on the inhabitants of Hoot Owl Holler follows each succeeding generation for a century, in a tale of love, murder, obsession, and betrayal set in Appalachia
The Christmas letters : a novella by Lee Smith( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 1,757 libraries worldwide
From 1944 to 1995, the story of three generations of women as they partake of the tradition of catching up on family news once a year with the annual Christmas letter. A close-up of everyday life spanning half a century
Saving Grace by Lee Smith( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,517 libraries worldwide
The confession of a preacher's daughter. Turned off religion early in life, Florida Grace Shepherd marries at the first opportunity, only to "backslide" into adultery. By the time she is 33, she feels an old bag. But one day Grace discovers she has her father's gift for giving meaning to people's lives and she returns to religion, picking up where her father left off. By the author of The Devil's Dream
The last girls by Lee Smith( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,380 libraries worldwide
Thirty-five years after a dozen college coeds take a raft trip down the Mississippi, four of them reunite on a luxury steamboat as they bury a fifth rafter. They reveal their life stories since the first trip
Black Mountain breakdown by Lee Smith( Book )
21 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,306 libraries worldwide
Crystal Spangler leaves Appalachia to attend college and follow her dreams, but something lurking in the shadow of Black Mountain is calling her back, something that will change her life forever
Mrs. Darcy and the blue-eyed stranger : new and selected stories by Lee Smith( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,264 libraries worldwide
A collection of fourteen short stories by Lee Smith
Guests on Earth : a novel by Lee Smith( Book )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,261 libraries worldwide
It is 1936 when orphaned thirteen-year-old Evalina Toussaint is admitted to Highland Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina, a mental institution known for its innovative treatments for nervous disorders and addictions. Taken under the wing of the hospital's most notable patient, Zelda Fitzgerald, Evalina witnesses the cascading events leading up to the tragic fire of 1948 that killed nine women in a locked ward, Zelda among them
On Agate Hill by Lee Smith( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,242 libraries worldwide
Discovered in the ruins of a North Carolina plantation, an old box containing the mementos of a young girl's life brings to life the world of a young orphan growing up in the post-Civil War South
News of the spirit by Lee Smith( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 1,229 libraries worldwide
A collection of Southern stories. The title story is on a reunion between estranged twins, in Live Bottomless a girl accompanies her parents to Key West for a "geographical cure" of their marriage, while The Happy Memories Club is on memory among the old
Me and my baby view the eclipse : stories by Lee Smith( Book )
13 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,168 libraries worldwide
Focusing on ordinary people faced with the eclipses of life--death, divorce, illness, loss--this collection of stories includes "Life on the Moon," "Intensive Care," and "Tongues of Fire"
Cakewalk by Lee Smith( Book )
15 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 826 libraries worldwide
"In these dazzling stories, author Lee Smith wants you to meet: Mrs. Joline B. Newhouse, who writes a 'fortnightly' newspaper column called 'Between the Lines;' Georgia Rose, the girl whose life is more like a soap opera than the TV serial she's addicted to; Martha Rasnick, the young housewife in 'Dear Phil Donahue' who writes all her...."
The last day the dogbushes bloomed by Lee Smith( Book )
8 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in English and German and held by 782 libraries worldwide
Nine-year old Susan lives in a small southern town, hemmed in by her family's petulance toward her -- her mother's frivolity, her father's distance, and her older sister's cruelty -- but she eagerly awaits the days of summer. This summer, Susan and her friends are joined by the visiting nephew of a neighbor, Eugene. All they plan to do is play. But it is in discovering Eugene's disturbing secrets and sorrows that Susan's life changes forever
The devil's dream by Lee Smith( Computer File )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 760 libraries worldwide
The 150 year saga of a musical Southern family featuring barn dances, medicine shows, the Grand Ole Opry, and the evolution of country music
Family linen by Lee Smith( file )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 706 libraries worldwide
Sybil Hess recovers a childhood memory under hypnosis that leads her on a darkly comic search for the truth
Fancy strut by Lee Smith( file )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 704 libraries worldwide
"Speed, Alabama is celebrating its sesquintennial, 150 years of proud existence--and its whimsical inhabitants will surely not let the event pass without a party. Eccentric resident Miss Iona is there to chronicle the events in her society column featured in the Messenger and to make sure the "zestful preparation" is carried out in a proper southern fashion. For gentile and dignified Miss Iona, that means no majorettes will be featured on the society page!"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Crowther, Lee.
Crowther, Lee, 1944-
Seay, Lee.
Seay, Lee, 1944-
Languages
English (316)
Spanish (3)
German (1)
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