2000 Drue Heinz Literature Prize Winner Selected by Frank Conroy In the Gathering Woods contains a cast of characters who hail from the same Italian ancestors, but whose stories come at us unbounded by time and space. The book opens early in the twentieth century, with a narrator's boyhood recollections of gathering mushrooms with his grandfather--a narrator who seems still haunted by a terrifying local legend that tormented him as a boy. We skip backward to a young shepherd-artist in the Apennine mountains in the 1500s, ...

In the Gathering Woods 2002, University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh PA

ISBN-13: 9780822957829

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In the Gathering Woods 2000, University of Pittsburgh Press

ISBN-13: 9780822941316