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Brighten the Corner Where You Are: A Novel (original 1989; edition 1990)
Brighten the Corner Where You Are: A Novel by Fred Chappell (1989)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0312050577, Paperback)
This story of a day in the life of Joe Robert Kirkman, a North Carolina mountain schoolteacher, sly prankster, country philosopher, and family man, won the hearts of readers and reviewers across the country.
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In May of 1946 science teacher Joe Robert Kirkman's day begins with hunting a mythical devil-possum in the North Carolina mountains and ends in defending his job before the school board.
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