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Cakewalk

Cakewalk( )
Author: Smith, Lee
Series title:Southern Revivals Ser.
ISBN:978-1-61117-419-9
Publication Date:May 2014
Publisher:University of South Carolina Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.95
Book Description:

A new edition of Smith's comic short stories featuring an array of memorable southern characters

Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 Inches
Author Biography
Smith, Lee (Author)
Lee Smith is a novelist, short story writer, and educator. She was born in 1944 in Grundy, Virginia. Smith attended Hollins College in Roanoke, Virginia.

In her senior year at Hollins, Smith entered a Book-of-the-Month Club contest, submitting a draft of a novel called The Last Day the Dog Bushes Bloomed. The book, one of 12 entries to receive a fellowship, was published in 1968. Smith wrote reviews for local papers and continued to write short stories. Her first collection of short stories, Cakewalk, was published in 1981.

Smith taught at North Carolina State University. Her novel, Oral History, published in 1983, was a Book-of-the-Month Club featured selection. She has received two O. Henry Awards, the Robert Penn Warren Prize for Fiction, the North Carolina Award for Fiction, the Lila Wallace/Reader's Digest Award, and the Academy Award in Literature presented by the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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