Holding on to Nothing by Elizabeth Chiles Shelburne

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The title is based on a Dolly Parton song, and the lives of the characters in Holding on to Nothing are steeped in East Tennessee bluegrass along with alcoholism and tragedy. The only way out for our heroine, Lucy Kilgore, is to leave town and try for a better life and higher education in the big town of Knoxville, Tennessee - but things get in the way of her plans. This beautiful and haunting story will stay with you for a while.

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ISBN: 9781949467086
Availability: Not On Our Shelves—Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Blair - October 22nd, 2019

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