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By Gary Dale Mawyer

As a tender boy in Colonial the United States, Abraham Marr’s existence replaced in a typhoon of violence and irrevocable offerings that propelled him on a trip clear of family, convenience and previous international certainties. He couldn't know the way the results of his existence will be felt for generations to come back. Rockfish is a stirring chronicle of a Virginia relations within the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains nonetheless dwelling out the repercussions of Marr’s offerings generations later. it's also a kinfolk historical past of the United States and a meditation one of the quarreling philosophies that experience consistently ruled our nationwide lifestyles because the Marrs and their kinfolk grapple with the current and with the previous. whereas the result of the Revolution turns out to vow balance within the new republic, the difficulty of slavery finally ends up in Civil battle, and Abraham Marr’s grandchildren locate themselves pitted opposed to one another. the increase of recent political pursuits on the finish of the nineteenth century has an unforeseen effect on existence within the hills, and the turbulent twentieth century alterations every thing. throughout all of those old moments, the non-public stories of generations of Marrs are remodeled by means of the circulation of background from the 18th century into the twenty first. A stirring meditation at the renewal of generations, Rockfish illuminates background as either the tale of person women and men and the tale of a selected place.

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