Literature and Fiction books
Paperback: 216 pages
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press (February 15, 2012)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 8.9 inches
Amazon Rank: 2000693
Format: PDF Text djvu ebook
When Thomas Fox Averill first heard Jimmy Driftwood's ballad "Tennessee Stud," he found the song hauntingly compelling. As he began to imagine the story behind the lyrics, he set out to research the song's history-a tale from "along about eighteen and twenty-five"" of the legendary exploits of the greatest horse that ever lived, the "Tennessee Stud," and his owner.Traveling the same route the song...
Author Thomas Fox Averill has favored us with an extraordinary gift, his book "Rode." "Rode" is a superior literary achievement. Spare and lean, as muscular as a channel swimmer, this novel is far mor...