Newfound

Newfound

Jim Wayne Miller / Sep 17, 2019

Newfound Fiction In a beautiful plainspoken novel of an Appalachian boy s coming of age Kentucky poet Miller tells of a family drama rooted in daily work the turn of the seasons and the stories people share

  • Title: Newfound
  • Author: Jim Wayne Miller
  • ISBN: 9780917788598
  • Page: 116
  • Format: Paperback
  • Fiction In a beautiful plainspoken novel of an Appalachian boy s coming of age, Kentucky poet Miller tells of a family drama rooted in daily work, the turn of the seasons, and the stories people share Booklist.

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    About "Jim Wayne Miller"

      • Jim Wayne Miller

        Jim Wayne Miller, a native of the mountain country of North Carolina, was graduated from Berea College in Kentucky in 1958 and received his Ph.D in German and American Literature from Vanderbilt University in 1965 While at Vanderbilt, as an NDEA Fellow, he studied under Fugitive poet Donald Davidson and Hawthorne Scholar Randall Stewart He was a Professor of German language and literature at Western Kentucky University for 33 years, where he was a member of the faculty of the Department of Modern Languages and Intercultural Studies He served as a consultant to the Appalachian Studies programs in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Ohio and was a visiting Professor in Appalachian Studies at the Berea College Appalachian Center.Jim Wayne Miller worked in the Poet in the Schools program in Virginia and directed poetry workshops for several Universities His honors include the Alice Lloyd Memorial Prize for Appalachian Poetry in 1967, the 1980 Thomas Wolfe Literary Award, the Zoe Kincaid Brockman Memorial Award, the Appalachian Writers Association Book of the Year Award and the Appalachian Consortium Laurel Leaves Award His books include Copperhead Cane 1964 , Dialogue With A Dead Man 1974 , The Mountains Have Come Closer 1980 , Vein Of Words 1984 , Nostalgia for 70 1986 , Brier His Book 1988 , and Newfound 1989.


    462 Comments

    1. Short chapters recount a boy's life growing up in Tennessee until he leaves home for college. An enjoyable book to read.




    2. I really enjoyed the middle, but towards the end it slowed down and I had to force myself to finish it. Still worth the read.



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