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Guest Host: Jen Golbeck
Loss and redemption run deep in rural American. Life can be hard, and the people resilient. In his new novel, author Ron Rash explores that ability to reckon with the past and move forward with a sense of wonder. We talk with him about “Above the Waterfall,” his poetry-infused mystery involving a local sheriff on the verge of retirement, a park ranger and the residents of a small North Carolina mountain town.
- Ron Rash Author of "Above the Waterfall" (HarperCollins 2015) and John Parris Chair in Appalachian Studies, Western Carolina University
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