A Virtuous Woman (Oprah's Book Club)

By: Gibbons,Kaye

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When Blinking Jack Stokes met Ruby Pitt Woodrow, she was twenty and he was forty. She was the carefully raised daughter of Carolina gentry and he was a skinny tenant farmer who had never owned anything in his life. She was newly widowed after a disastrous marriage to a brutal drifter. He had never asked a woman to do more than help him hitch a mule. They didn't fall in love so much as they simply found each other and held on for dear life.
Kaye Gibbons's first novel, Ellen Foster, won the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters and the praise of writers from Walker Percy to Eudora Welty. In A Virtuous Woman, Gibbons transcends her early promise, creating a multilayered and indelibly convincing portrait of two seemingly ill-matched people who somehow miraculously make a marriage.

Title: A Virtuous Woman (Oprah's Book Club)

Author Name: Gibbons,Kaye


Publisher: Vintage: November 1997

ISBN Number: 0375703063

ISBN Number 13: 9780375703065

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 242777

Description: Gibbons,Kaye Virtuous Woman Has minor edge wear from the shelf. All Orders Shipped With Tracking And Delivery Confirmation Numbers.