Gap Creek (Oprah's Book Club)

A Novel
by Robert Morgan

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A New York Times Bestseller & Oprah's Book Club Pick

Young Julie Harmon works “hard as a man,” they say, so hard that at times she’s not sure she can stop. People depend on her to slaughter the hogs and nurse the dying. People are weak, and there is so...

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Published By Algonquin Books

Format Paperback

Number Of Pages 368

Publication Date 08/21/2012

ISBN 9781616201760

Dimensions 6.3 inches x 8.3 inches


“Morgan . . . shows what it was like to be human in a time and place now far removed from modern America. He creates living, breathing souls who, as transparent as their dreams and fears may seem today, demand to be taken seriously.”
The Orlando Sentinel

“His stripped-down and almost primitive sentences burn with the raw, lonesome pathos of Hank Williams’s best songs.”
The New York Times Book Review

“Gripping storytelling, indelible sense of time and place . . . Morgan turns the stories of prosaic lives into page-turners.” —The Raleigh News and Observer