Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, Paperback, 9781565120020, 400pp.
Publication Date: January 5, 1992
In Marshboro, North Carolina, a murder at the Quik Pik just off the interstate remains unsolved. But two memorable women, a white widow and a black housekeeper, know that people learn to live by living with each other--in their ways and in their hearts.
About the Author
Jill McCorkle is the author of nine previous books four story collections and five novels five of which have been selected as "New York Times "Notable Books. The recipient of the New England Book Award, the John Dos Passos Prize for Excellence in Literature, and the North Carolina Prize for Literature, she teaches writing at North Carolina State University and lives in Hillsborough, North Carolina. Visit her online at www.jillmccorkle.com.