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Book Information: Singular Family: Rosacoke and Her Kin, a

Singular Family: Rosacoke and Her Kin, a (1999) [Omnibus Volume]
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Summary (From the publisher):

For the first time, the entire Mustian cycle in one volume, with a preface by the author.

Rosacoke Mustian initially "stood up, live from her first paragraph" in one of Reynolds Price's earliest short stories, A Chain of Love, and Price made the beginning of her life with Wesley Beavers the subject of his first novel, A Long and Happy Life, 1962. Eventually, Price spent two more novels, A Generous Man, 1966 and Good Hearts, 1988, with this single family, telling a story of devotion and endurance.


  • A Place to Stand
  • A Generous Man
  • A Chain of Love
  • A Long and Happy Life
  • Good Hearts

Original title: A Singular Family: Rosacoke and Her Kin
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionTies That BindMultigenerational Sagas
FictionGeneral FictionRegional Interest

The following works are contained within this one:
     Long and Happy Life, a (1962) [Novel]
      Author: Reynolds Price

Edition #1: Singular Family, a

Singular Family, a (1999)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Meticulously observed, beautifully is indeed a lasting novel...a lovely novel, with the firm brilliance of its writing to keep its loveliness from sticking to your fingers." Dorothy Parker, Esquire
  • "Lively, lusty, affectionate, preposterous, entertaining and well done." San Francisco Chronicle
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Manifested in:

Singular Family, a (April 1999)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Scribner
ISBN: 9780684851884
Dimensions: 5.3 x 7.98 x 1.39 in
Pages: 640

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