From Simon & Schuster, The River to Pickle Beach is Doris Betts' unforgettable novel about small town relation in the contemporary South.
Award-winning novelist Doris Betts's probing look at life in a small North Carolina town richly evokes the summer of 1968. A moving, sometimes startling portrait of people grappling with change and their need for love, The River to Pickle Beach pulses with the reality of the contemporary South.
Doris Betts is a short story writer, novelist, essayist and Alumni Distinguished Professor Emerita at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is the author of three short story collections and six novels.