Kaye Gibbons was born in 1960 in Nash County, North Carolina, on Bend of the River Road. She attended North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, studying American and English literature. At twenty-six years old, she wrote her first novel, Ellen Foster. She is also the author of A Virtuous Woman, Charms for the Easy Life, On the Occasion of My Last Afternoon, A Cure for Dreams, Sights Unseen, and Divining Women.
A “vivid, unsentimental, powerful” (Publishers Weekly) portrait of a Southern marriage by the New York Times bestselling author of Ellen Foster.
When Blinking Jack Stokes met Ruby Pitt Woodrow, she was twenty and he was forty. She was the c...[SEE MORE]