By William Humphrey
Twelve years after Hannah Hunnicutt was once devoted to a Dallas asylum, her physique is introduced domestic to northeast Texas to be buried along these of her husband and son. Etched on all 3 gravestones is identical date of dying: may possibly 28, 1939.
Home from the Hill is the tale of that tragic day and the dramatic occasions major as much as it. the largest landowner within the county, Captain Wade Hunnicutt used to be a charismatic conflict hero whose mythical searching talents prolonged to the better halves of his pals and friends. Humiliated through her husband’s philandering, Hannah grew to despise Captain Wade yet was once too proud to invite for a divorce; as a substitute, she dedicated herself to her in basic terms baby. Torn among his mother’s adoration and an overpowering have to win his father’s approval, Theron attempted to turn into his personal guy. And he may have succeeded if he hadn’t fallen in love with the gorgeous and blameless Libby Halstead.
William Humphrey’s magnificent debut novel, the muse for an incredible movie starring Robert Mitchum, is a masterpiece of twentieth-century American literature, as extreme and exciting because the Hunnicutts themselves.
This e-book good points an illustrated biography of William Humphrey together with infrequent images shape the author’s estate.
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