Velva Jean Learns to Drive

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Jul 28, 2009 | 432 Pages

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Jul 28, 2009 | 416 Pages

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Jul 28, 2009 | 416 Minutes

  • Paperback $15.00

    Jul 28, 2009 | 432 Pages

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    Jul 28, 2009 | 416 Pages

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Author of the New York Times bestsellers All the Bright Places and Holding Up the Universe

“A touching read, funny and wise, like a crazy blend of Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, a less morose Flannery O’Connor, and maybe a shot of Hank Williams . . . Niven makes some memorable moon-spun magic in her rich fiction debut.”
Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“In this story Jennifer Niven creates a world long gone, a mountain past where people suffer failure, loss, and betrayal, as well as the strength and joy of connection and deep love. Velva Jean Learns to Drive takes us far into this soaring, emotional country, the place where our best music comes from.”
—Robert Morgan, bestselling author of The Road from Gap Creek and Gap Creek
“A fluid storyteller.”
Wall Street Journal
“Velva Jean learns to . . . not only drive, but to soar. This beautifully written coming-of-age story captivated me, and I recommend it to anyone who has ever longed to ‘live out there.’”
—Ann B. Ross, author of the bestselling Miss Julia novels

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