The Turning Year
Mary Lee Settle’s World War II experiences lead to her life as a novelist.
Mary Lee Settle (1918-2005)
A Great American Author
Mary Lee Settle’s Kanawha River Valley
The notion of place is paramount in Mary Lee Settle’s writing.
What to do with a pig’s ear?
Anything that smells like this, if it had any sense at all, should run.
Death of Wheeler
It’s a touchy subject, a white man writing in the Jim Crow years, to address his love for a “colored man”.
The Cad~ II
“A Western Union boy came up and handed me a telegram. It was from Mrs. Smith: ‘Don’t ride, get best professional possible,’ signed, ‘Mildred.'”
The Cad ~ I
The race itself started well, but ended badly for Harry.
The Anatomy of an Autobiography
When did he transcribe his fear that all he had done, contemplated, worked for and completed would go unnoticed, or worse, forgotten?