The Other Side Of Silence

The Asheville Summer

The Other Side of Silence

The Other Side of Silence by Joseph Terrell

“If we had a keen vision and feeling of all ordinary human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow and the squirrel’s heartbeat, and we should die of that roar which lies on the other side of silence.” —George Eliot, Middlemarch

That summer in the mountains near Asheville, North Carolina, between the end of the Great Depression and the onset of World War II promised to be an enchanted one for ten-year-old Jonathan Clayton and his family. But almost from the beginning, Jonathan sensed that something sinister lived across the meadow at the base of Clown Mountain in the Dennihan’s pigpen of a house. Before the summer ended, violence erupted in that house and Jonathan, his brother, sister, and cousins have to race ahead of a crazed, hatchet-wielding mountain man in a frantic flight to save their lives and stop their pursuer-by any means they can.Read Chapter 1

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Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781933523248
  • ISBN-10: 1933523247
  • Publisher: Bella Rosa Books
  • Publish Date: November 2007
  • Page Count: 156

 

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