Published March 2001
by Blackstone Audiobooks .
Written in English
|Contributions||C. M. Herbert (Narrator)|
|The Physical Object|
The Rosewood Casket. Four sons return to the family farm to build their father's coffin. This novel explores the concept of “losing the land,” as it passes from Cherokees to frontiersmen, and from their descendants to the Summer People. The Rosewood Casket Book Summary and Study Guide. Sharyn McCrumb Booklist Sharyn McCrumb Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Rosewood Casket; Four surviving sons and their families are called home to Ashe Mountain to fulfill the boy's father, Randall Stargill's, last wish. Randall has kept a stack of rosewood lumber for years. SHARYN MCCRUMB is the author of The Rosewood Casket, The New York Times bestselling The Ballad of Tom Dooley and many other acclaimed novels. Her books have been named Notable Books of the Year by The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times. She lives and writes in the Virginia Blue Ridge, less than a hundred miles from where her family /5(74). Quite a homecoming for stricken Tennessee patriarch Randall Stargill's four sons: Their first family reunion in years includes at least one dead member, a child whose bones are duly presented to the family by elderly seer Nora Bonesteel. Nora quietly declines to identify the child or illuminate the mystery, but McCrumb is more obliging, dropping frequent hints about a ghostly girl who wanders Author: Sharyn Mccrumb.
Editions for The Rosewood Casket: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Hardcover published in ). SHARYN MCCRUMB is the author of The Rosewood Casket, The New York Times bestselling The Ballad of Tom Dooley and many other acclaimed novels. Her books have been named Notable Books of the Year by The New York Times and the Los Angeles lives and writes in the Virginia Blue Ridge, less than a hundred miles from where her family settled in in the Smoky /5(15). This book should be on everyone's summer reading list.” —Richmond Times-Dispatch. Reviews from Goodreads. About the author. Sharyn McCrumb. SHARYN MCCRUMB is the author of The Rosewood Casket, The New York Times bestselling The Ballad of Tom Dooley and many other acclaimed novels. In a style both lyrical and beautifully detailed, with a narrative that flows from Native American lore and the burnished tales of Daniel Boone—up to the sharpest, and keenly realized landscapes of Appalachia today, The Rosewood Casket is a novel as hauntingly beautiful as the mountains that gave it charge—and a stunning addition to our.
Buy a cheap copy of The Rosewood Casket book by Sharyn McCrumb. It would have been almost impossible for McCrumb to top her last book, She Walks These Hills, one of the best mysteries of the last decade. But this story of a Free shipping over $/5(5). The other story about that recipe is that the original publisher sent me on a coast-to-coast book tour for The Rosewood Casket,, and we thought it would be an adventure if each host bookstore made the cake to serve at the book signing. The publicity department duly sent copies of the recipe to each bookstore, so I ate a lot of cake in two weeks. In The Rosewood Casket, a farmer named Randall Stargill has fallen into a coma. As his family gathers to prepare for the inevitable, his four sons work on a handmade casket and their wives sew a quilt to line it. Complications arise, however, when clairvoyant neighbor Nora Bonesteel brings her own disturbing contribution to the coffin: a small. The rosewood casket User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. McCrumb's mysteries (e.g., She Walks These Hills, S. & S., ) manage to please both fans of nongenre and genre fiction. Now, a family faces eviction from a cherished mountain farm. Read full review/5(2).