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The Things I Know Best

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The Things I Know Best

By Lynne Hinton

HarperOne, Paperback, 9780062517289, 176pp.

Publication Date: October 14, 2003


The townsfolk in Pleasant Cross, North Carolina, carry a healthy suspicion of the three generations of Ivy women. Each Ivy woman has been blessed with the gift of Knowing, but it's eighteen-year-old Tessa and her unique powers that cause folks to raise their eyebrows. When Rev. Renfrow and his son, Sterling, roll into town with their Airstream trailer and special brand of faith, things will never be the same, as a tragic secret is uncovered and the Ivy women learn the true meaning of kinship and hope.

Praise For The Things I Know Best

“A lovely book.”
-Malachy McCourt, author of Singing My Him Song

“Hinton is a wise and elegant storyteller...a book to be savored and treasured.
-Robert Inman, author of Dairy Queen Days

“A wise and deeply moving story .The language of this novel soars and lifts one’s spirit with it.”
-Joan Medlicott, author of The Ladies of Covington Send Their Love and The Gardens of Covington