The first American edition of the novel that has been praised as Phillips's most ambitious work In most of his books Thomas Hal Phillips narrates family chronicles charged by human foibles and generational conflicts. In Kangaroo Hollow he is at his best. Just as America enters World War I, Rufus Frost, a sharecropper in Kangaroo Hollow, marries Anna Shannon, a local aristocrat. On the night their first son is born, Rufus is with another woman, who later bears a child Rufus never acknowledges as his own. Rufus is drafted ...

Kangaroo Hollow 2000, University Press of Mississippi

ISBN-13: 9781578062607

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