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10 edition of Drowning in Gruel found in the catalog.

Drowning in Gruel

by George Singleton

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt in Orlando .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Carolina
    • Subjects:
    • City and town life -- Fiction.,
    • South Carolina -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGeorge Singleton.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3569.I5747 D76 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3402950M
      ISBN 100156030616
      ISBN 109780156030618
      LC Control Number2005017974
      OCLC/WorldCa60767022

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        Parents need to know that Left Drowning features many vivid descriptions of sex, including intercourse, oral sex, masturbation, and more, including a character who wants her boyfriend to hit her during sex. Blythe's parents died in a tragic fire, which she recounts in detail, and Chris details horrific abuse at the hands of his father who both physically and 2/5.   Drowning in Gruel by George Singleton I am going to hold my tongue on the matter of the underrated Southern writer and just inform you that South Carolinian writer George Singleton has put together 19 stories set in his fictitious town of Gruel, S.C., following, as the publisher’s description outlines.

        Deftly written and emotionally powerful, Drowning Ruth is a stunning portrait of the ties that bind sisters together and the forces that tear them apart, of the dangers of keeping secrets and the explosive repercussions when they are exposed. A mesmerizing and achingly beautiful , Amanda Starkey spends her days nursing soldiers wounded in /5(46).   The Drowning Pool, set in California and first published in , is Archer's second outing and the most formally assured of the series. After investigating an anonymous note accusing the wealthy Author: Lucian Robinson.


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The “gruel” of the title is the name of a town, a grit burg in upland South Carolina that you might love or you might want to get away from. Gruel may be small, southern, and quirky, but it is also as miserable as its name sounds. The inhabitants are miserable.

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