Refuge: A Novel
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Early one morning in 1929, Mary Seneca Steele spontaneously packs a suitcase, gathers up her son and daughter, and drives away in her abusive and dissolute husband’s brand-new Auburn Phaeton vehicle leaving her privileged life in Charleston behind. It’s the starting of a journey of enlightenment that leads Mary “Sen” to the mountains and mysteries of Appalachia the place she’s going to study sudden household secrets and techniques, create a brand new life for herself and her kids, and eventually expertise love and happiness earlier than tragedy will as soon as once more check her.
Written by Pulitzer Prize–nominated creator, Dot Jackson has spun a narrative that may captivate readers on the lookout for an entertaining saga of self-discovery, household, love, loss, and redemption.
“Refuge is an excellent story about the necessity to discover one’s place on the planet—and the worth paid to stay there. Along with her narrative reward and eager ear for Appalachian speech, Dot Jackson offers her readers a fantastically rendered portrait of a misplaced time and place.” —Ron Rash, creator of Serena and The Cove