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Kate Vaiden

Kate Vaiden( )
Author: Price, Reynolds
ISBN:978-0-684-84694-1
Publication Date:May 1998
Publisher:Scribner
Imprint:Scribner
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

0ne of the most feisty, spellbinding and engaging heroines in modern fiction captures the essence of her own life in this contemporary American odyssey born of red-clay land and small-town people. We meet Kate at a crucial moment in middle age when she begins to yearn to see the son she abandoned when she was seventeen. But if she decides to seek him, will he understand her? Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, Kate Vaiden is a penetrating psychological portrait of...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Psychological
Fiction / Southern
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.25 x 8 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:0.575 Pounds
Author Biography
Price, Reynolds (Author)
Reynolds Price (February 1, 1933 - January 20, 2011), born Edward Reynolds Price in Macon, North Carolina, was an American poet, novelist, dramatist, essayist and James B. Duke Professor of English at Duke University. After graduating from Duke University in 1955, he won a Rhodes scholarship to study at Oxford University.

Despite being living as a paraplegic after receiving radiation treatment for a spinal tumor since the mid-1980s, he produced approximately one book a year. His first novel, A Long and Happy Life (1962) won the William Faulkner Award. His other works include The Names and Faces of Heroes, Clear Pictures: First Loves, First Guides, A Whole New Life, and The Good Priest's Son. Kate Vaiden won the National Books Critics Circle Award. His plays have been produced on stage and on PBS's American Playhouse. He died due to complications of a heart attack on January 20, 2011 at the age of 77.

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