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Thirteen Miles from Suncrest

A novel by


The novel depicts timeless themes of overcoming hardship and tragedy through a family's strength and love.

Born on January 1, 1900, on a family farm in the mountains of North Carolina, Medford McGee grows up awestruck by the rapid changes that blazon the new century. With the Sunday Nashville Banner, sent each week by Aunt Louise and read by Father on the porch, comes news of turbulent international politics and revolutionary new technology - automobiles with electric starters and airplanes that can cross continents.

Fans of Donald Davis will recognize in Thirteen Miles from Suncrest the same heartwarming wit and incisive characterization that has earned him a place among the best of American storytellers. Readers new to Davis will find in this seasoned storyteller's first novel the mythos of our American agrarian past, and with it the cadence and charm of a less hurried era.

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Hardback Editions

September 1994 : USA Hardback

Title: Thirteen Miles From Suncrest
Author(s): Donald Davis
ISBN: 0-87483-379-5 / 978-0-87483-379-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: August House
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Paperback Editions

October 1996 : USA Paperback

Title: Thirteen Miles from Suncrest: A Novel
Author(s): Donald Davis
ISBN: 0-87483-455-4 / 978-0-87483-455-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: August House
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