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To the Bright and Shining Sun

James Lee Burke

This early novel from bestselling author James Lee Burke is a gritty coming-of-age story about a young Kentucky miner growing up in the Appalachian mountains who’s torn between his family life and the lure of the city. James Lee Burke, a writer who “can touch you in ways few writers can” (The Washington Post) brings his brilliant feel for time and place to this stunning story of Appalachia in the early 1960s. Here, Perry Woodson Hatfield James, a young man torn between family honor and the lure of seedy watering holes, must somehow survive the tempestuous journey from boyhood to manhood and escape the dark and atavistic heritage of the Cumberland Mountains.

This early novel from bestselling author James Lee Burke is a gritty coming-of-age story about a young Kentucky miner growing up in the Appalachian mountains who’s torn between his family life and the lure of the city. James Lee Burke, a writer who “can touch you in ways few writers can” (The Washington Post) brings his brilliant feel for time and place to this stunning story of Appalachia in the early 1960s. Here, Perry Woodson Hatfield James, a young man torn between family honor and the lure of seedy watering holes, must somehow survive the tempestuous journey from boyhood to manhood and escape the dark and atavistic heritage of the Cumberland Mountains.
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This early novel from bestselling author James Lee Burke is a gritty coming-of-age story about a young Kentucky miner growing up in the Appalachian mountains who’s torn between his family life and the lure of the city. James Lee Burke, a writer who “can touch you in ways few writers can” (The Washington Post) brings his brilliant feel for time and place to this stunning story of Appalachia in the early 1960s. Here, Perry Woodson Hatfield James, a young man torn between family honor and the lure of seedy watering holes, must somehow survive the tempestuous journey from boyhood to manhood and escape the dark and atavistic heritage of the Cumberland Mountains.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Tom Stechschulte

Length:

8h 11m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:41


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

23:24


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

25:26


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

19:16


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

24:08


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

21:43


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

20:03


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

19:40


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

20:44


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

27:03


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

24:17


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

29:14


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

27:40


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

21:16


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

16:53


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

26:38


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

22:18


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

10:58


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

21:19


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

24:34


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

17:11


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

24:05


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

21:09


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

01:20