A warm and sincere view of a poor Kentucky farm family life through the eyes of a young girl who could not wait to get away from a life that over time kept drawing her back. A wonderful lesson on family bonds and simple family life that has long been lost and can never be recaptured. A beautifully written story that brought back so many memories for this reader, how I long for that simple life again.
Bobbie Ann Mason tells the inter-generational story of the Masons and Lees of the Kentucky farm region. Her recollection of growing up in the 50's and 60's is vivid amd full of details. Her mother is an amazing person that you fell you'd like to have over for Sunday dinner, if her cooking skills didn't intimidate you. Great book!
I'm surprised to see only three stars by this book, which I absolutely loved. Bobbie Ann Mason is an accomplished writer; CLEAR SPRINGS describes how she reached her award-winning station as one of the nation's best.
Very interesting but very slow in some parts.
Bobbie Ann Mason explores her rural past... it reads like a novel.. this is a story of her family history but it could be anyone's story. It is a good read.
BIOGRAPHY OF GROWING UP IN THE SOUTH. INTERESTING AND WELL WRITTEN