Refuge by Dot Jackson audiobook

Refuge: A Novel

By Dot Jackson
Read by Elizabeth Wiley

Blackstone Publishing 9780615166247
14.06 Hours Unabridged
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Early one morning in 1929, Mary Seneca Steele spontaneously packs a suitcase, gathers up her son and daughter, and drives away in her abusive and dissolute husband’s brand-new Auburn Phaeton automobile, leaving her privileged life in Charleston behind. It is the beginning of a journey of enlightenment that leads Mary “Sen” to the mountains and mysteries of Appalachia, where she will learn unexpected family secrets, create a new life for herself and her children, and finally experience love and happiness before tragedy will once again test her. Written by a Pulitzer Prize–nominated author, Dot Jackson has spun a story that will captivate readers looking for an entertaining saga of self-discovery, family, love, loss, and redemption.

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Summary

Summary

Early one morning in 1929, Mary Seneca Steele spontaneously packs a suitcase, gathers up her son and daughter, and drives away in her abusive and dissolute husband’s brand-new Auburn Phaeton automobile, leaving her privileged life in Charleston behind. It is the beginning of a journey of enlightenment that leads Mary “Sen” to the mountains and mysteries of Appalachia, where she will learn unexpected family secrets, create a new life for herself and her children, and finally experience love and happiness before tragedy will once again test her.

Written by a Pulitzer Prize–nominated author, Dot Jackson has spun a story that will captivate readers looking for an entertaining saga of self-discovery, family, love, loss, and redemption.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Wonderful…With her narrative gift and keen ear for Appalachian speech, Dot Jackson gives her readers a beautifully rendered portrait of a lost time and place.” Ron Rash, author of Serena
“An intensely readable novel of the complexity of family ties…Dot Jackson is a true Southern voice, a master storyteller, and an Appalachian treasure.” Dori Sanders, author of Her Own Place

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Author

Author Bio: Dot Jackson

Author Bio: Dot Jackson

Dot Jackson spent many years as a prizewinning reporter and columnist at the Charlotte Observer. During that time, she was also hard at work collecting a wealth of Appalachian stories and folklore, and weaving them into this novel written on an ancient typewriter in a haunted basement.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Women
Runtime: 14.06
Audience: Adult
Language: English