4 edition of Christmas eve on Lonesome found in the catalog.
|Statement||C. Scribners sons|
|Publishers||C. Scribners sons|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 88 p. :|
|Number of Pages||80|
|Christmas eve on Lonesome. The army of the Callahan. The last Stetson. The pardon of Becky Day. A crisis for the Guard. Christmas night with Satan.|
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Satan had "jined de club"--the big club--and no dog Christmas eve on Lonesome too lowly in Satan's eyes for admission; for no priest ever preached the brotherhood of man better than Satan lived it--both with man and dog. Just how, Buck could not see with himself in the snow and him back there for life with her and the child, but some strange impulse made him bare his head.
The Christmas-related stories aren't your typical sentimental Christmas fare. But not even he knew that it was Christmas Eve. The Appalachian dialect is very heavy, but well done. " then, while he looked back hard into the through the yellow mud thinking of that down through a stretch of jungled darkness stream. Buck smiled--pure hatred made him smile--but it was mean, a mean and sorry thing to shoot this man in the back, dog though he was; and now that the moment had come a wave of sickening shame ran through Buck.
There he would lie patiently until a funeral came along, and then Satan would see him take his place at the head of the procession; and then he would march out to the cemetery and back again.
That was the only thing that kept me from giving this collection four stars. He then moved to Virginia where he joined his half-brother James in the real estate business, and the rest of the Fox family soon settled there too at Big Stone Gap, now an historic National Monument in memory of the Fox family.
" And then the child's voice: "Has oo dot thum tandy? Then he led his horse up a little ravine and hitched it among the snowy holly and rhododendrons, and slipped toward the light.
When Uncle Carey first heard that name, he asked gravely: "Why, Dinnie, where in h----," Uncle Carey gulped slightly, "did you get him? A mass of snow slipped softly to the earth. Dean would not wait any longer for Satan; so she told Uncle Billy to bring him out after supper.
A mass of snow slipped softly to the earth.
The Appalachian dialect is very heavy, but well done.