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by Ashley Warlick

Author: Ashley Warlick
Subcategory: United States
Language: English
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; First Edition edition (April 1, 1996)
Pages: 256 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.9
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Start by marking The Distance from the Heart of Things as Want to Read . Ashley Warlick is the author of four novels.

Start by marking The Distance from the Heart of Things as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. A fast, light, read - a good book to take along on a vacation and read by the pool while sipping pina coladas. I enjoyed the way Ms. Warlick writes about a young woman's desire to be close to her family and the place of her birth. I could relate to that. The recipient of an NEA Fellowship and the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship, her work has appeared in The Oxford American, McSweeney’s, Redbook, and Garden and Gun, among others.

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Ashley Warlick's novel is delicately written with the touch of a poet. She creates characters who are cleanly drawn, but ceaselessly complex beneath the surface

Ashley Warlick's novel is delicately written with the touch of a poet. She creates characters who are cleanly drawn, but ceaselessly complex beneath the surface. Her themes resonate Southern, and while the plot may be downplayed, what rises up is a subtle, effective probing of young Mavis' psyche. The problems this family encounters are relevant and realistic; the Blacks are dealing with true Southern themes: family dynamics and attachment to land.

Warlick writes evocatively about South Carolina, the vineyards, & smell of rotten peaches in the sun,'' and the . At end, most of the unresolved questions remain unsolved, and, as we'd been kept distant from the heart of things, we're left with glimmers of a powerful story.

Warlick writes evocatively about South Carolina, the vineyards, & smell of rotten peaches in the sun,'' and the Edisto River threading its way though the countryside. And-excepting the shadowy Mama-she has created characters of depth and real presence. But for all the plotlines, including the question of Owen's whereabouts and Mavis's on-again, off-again boyfriend Harris, there is nothing that truly carries the story forward. Like the river: lovely and languid, but just as winding and elusive too. (Author tour).

Ashley Warlick is an American author of four novels. The then 23-year-old author produced "The Distance from the Heart of Things". Her work has appeared in Redbook, The Oxford American, McSweeney’s, and Garden and Gun, among others. She has also been the youngest ever recipient of the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship. Currently, Ashley Warlick is the author of four novels; the most recent, The Arrangement, was published in February 2016. Her work has appeared in The Oxford American, McSweeney’s, Redbook, and Garden and Gun, among others.

Very good condition; edges, corners, and covers of book show minor wear. No underlining; no highlighting; no internal markings. Stored in sealed plastic protection. In the event of a problem we guarantee full refund.

Ashley Warlick’s confident and lyrical prose brings the famous food writer’s world-from California to. .Ashley's Previous Books. Seek the Living (2006). The Summer after June (2000). Distance from the Heart of Things (1996).

Ashley Warlick’s confident and lyrical prose brings the famous food writer’s world-from California to France to Switzerland; from her family to her husband to her lover-to life in sensual and deliciously literary detail. When I finished reading, I wanted to turn back to page one and start all over again.

THE DISTANCE FROM THE HEART OF THINGS By Ashley Warlick Houghton Mifflin. Warlick's narrative voice is spicy as a Chickasaw plum tree in bloom, full of vivid down-home colloquialisms and images. The minute Miss Mavis Black rolls into Edisto, . the setting of Ashley Warlick's marvelous first novel, she knows she's home. On the trip north with her grandfather, Mavis visits a Washington, . mall with a "blue million" shops, where Punk tells her to outfit herself "like a New Orleans tart or the Virgin Mary. She chooses "a long black dress that fits like mercury.

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Returning home from college to her grandfather's prosperous Carolina vineyard, Mavis Black discovers a growing emotional distance from her eccentric southern family--her dreamy mother, blacksheep uncle, and powerful grandfather, Punk. A first novel. 15,000 first printing. Tour.