Though I loved her three previous novels, Nowhere Else on Earth. the narrator, Rhoda Strong, belongs to the ages, a fabulous creation.
Only 10 left in stock (more on the way). Though I loved her three previous novels, Nowhere Else on Earth.
Nowhere else on earth. Josephine Humphreys is a member of the American Academy of Arts & Letters. Humphreys (Rich in Love) sets her new novel in the swamps of North Carolina at the end of the Civil War and pervades it with mystery. The location, Scuffletown, is itself uncertain: both large and. She lives in Charleston, South Carolina. Nowhere else on earth. by. Humphreys, Josephine. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by sf-loadersive. org on January 6, 2010. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata). Terms of Service (last updated 12/31/2014).
Nowhere Else on Earth book. Josephine Humphreys has a knack for the Carolina vernacular, and makes her characters come alive with filmic vividness. She starts out slow, setting the scene expertly with descriptions of life in the backwoods, and builds the story gradually until it grips the reader with a series of intense crises. The straightforward prose underlines the impact of the traumatic events, which were described so poignantly I was close to tears.
Nowhere Else on Earth is a moving saga that magnificently captures a little-known piece of American history. Josephine Humphreys has always been a very, very, good novelis. ith Nowhere Else on Eart. as taken a quantum leap-from very, very, good to extraordinary. Also by Josephine Humphreys. See all books by Josephine Humphreys. The San Diego Union-Tribune. Though I loved her three previous novels, Nowhere Else on Eart. he narrator, Rhoda Strong, belongs to the ages, a fabulous creation.
Although not a single cannon is fired in Josephine Humphreys's quietly ambitious Nowhere Else on Earth, the lives of the inhabitants of Scuffletown, a poor Indian. In the summer of 1864, sixteen-year-old Rhoda Strong lives in the Lumbee Indian settlement of Robeson County, North Carolina, which has become a pawn in the bloody struggle between the Union and Confederate armies. The community is besieged by the marauding Union Army as well as the desperate Home Guard who are hell-bent on conscripting the young men into deadly forced labor.
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