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By Marjorie Hudson

Like birds blown astray, the characters in those tales desire a position to roost-somewhere to settle lengthy sufficient to fix their ragged hearts-and they locate it close to the banks of the legendary Sissipahaw River. within the centerpiece tale, an eighteenth-century Eno Indian tells of the fiery destiny of his followed father, English explorer John Lawson. within the surrounding tales, the age-old conflicts among newcomer and old-timer play out as twenty-first century retirees, carnies, runaways, heartbroken girls, and farmers stumble into new lives and new insights in Ambler County, North Carolina. "Hudson's prose is natural as birdsong," says novelist Doris Betts. "These effective tales of swap and discovery are a box advisor to the human species in transition."

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