Watershed : a novel
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Spartanburg, SC : Hub City Press, 2019.
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9781938235597, 1938235592
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First edition.
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307 pages ; 23 cm
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English

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Amidst construction of a federal dam in rural Tennessee, Nathan, an engineer hiding from his past, meets Claire, a small-town housewife struggling to find her footing in the newly-electrified, job-hungry, post-Depression South. As Nathan wrestles with the burdens of a secret guilt and tangled love, Claire struggles to balance motherhood and a newfound freedom that awakens ambitions and a sexuality she hadn't known she possessed. The arrival of electricity in the rural community, where prostitution and dog-fighting are commonplace, thrusts together modern and backcountry values. In an evocative feat of storytelling in the vein of Kent Haruf's Plainsong, and Ron Rash's Serena, Watershed delivers a gripping story of characters whose ambitions and yearnings threaten to overflow the banks of their time and place. As the townspeople embark on a biblical undertaking to harness elemental forces, Nathan and Claire are left to wonder what their lives will look like when the lights come on.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Barr, M. (2019). Watershed: a novel. First edition. Spartanburg, SC: Hub City Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Barr, Mark. 2019. Watershed: A Novel. Spartanburg, SC: Hub City Press.

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Barr, Mark, Watershed: A Novel. Spartanburg, SC: Hub City Press, 2019.

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Barr, Mark. Watershed: A Novel. First edition. Spartanburg, SC: Hub City Press, 2019. Print.

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