Weedy Rough

Weedy Rough

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  • Title: Weedy Rough
  • Author: Douglas C. Jones
  • ISBN: 9780030509315
  • Page: 259
  • Format: Hardcover
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      Published :2019-07-09T10:37:26+00:00

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    "Weedy Rough" was the first of seventeen Douglas C. Jones novels that I have read, most of them more than once. I would have read more, but that is all that he wrote. Years ago when I picked up this book at my local library I had no idea who he was; I just liked the title. Little did I know then that it was chronologically, if not in the order of publication, the conclusion of a long series of books about the Hasford-Pay family that began with Elkhorn Tavern and The Barefoot Brigade. Over the ye [...]

    Another of those Undrats, under-rated, books wuth less than 50 reviews.Thanks again to the folks at Kirkus Reviewspied and pasted "KIRKUS REVIEWIn Winding Stair (1979), young 1890s-Oklahoma lawyer Eben Pay fell in love with a Cherokee woman involved in that novel's courtroom drama. But now it's nearly 30 years later, and the focus is chiefly on Eben's half-Cherokee son Barton and on Barton's small son Duny Gene--who arrive, along with Barton's hoity-toity wife Lydia, in the south Ozarks town of [...]

    I'm sure I liked this book as much as I did partly because it takes place in Fayetteville, and "Weedy Rough" is Winslow, Arkansas, and I could "picture" a lot of it added to my love of this area's history, even though it's historical fictionfe in the 20's and 30's in this area. Loved it.

    Weedy Rough, Winding Stair, Elkhorn, all go together as Arkansas frontier novels. Much as I like the better known McMurtry, these are better.

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