When the award of a graduate fellowship brings Amy Blackmarr to Kansas from her grandfather's old pond-side fishing shack in rural South Georgia--"where the scents of pine straw on damp mornings and peanuts drying in October fields were deep and warm and familiar"--she rents a hippie house in the country that quickly becomes the setting for a tangled string of quirky events. With characteristic humor, irony, and an unfailing sense of wonder, Blackmarr gets lost in the woods, battles wasps but falls in love with a roach, ...

House of Steps 2003, Mercer University Press

ISBN-13: 9780865549128

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