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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.

About The Author

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.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Touchstone (November 20, 1996)
  • Length: 416 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780684818603

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