Wisp of a thing : a novel of the Tufa: a novel of the Tufa
(eAudiobook)

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Series:
Tufa novels volume 2.
Published:
[United States] : Blackstone Publishing, 2013.
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eAudiobook
Edition:
Unabridged.
ISBN:
9781538596753 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book), 153859675X (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Content Description:
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 15 min.)) : digital.
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Available Online
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Alex Bledsoe's The Hum and the Shiver was named one of the best fiction books of 2011 by Kirkus Reviews. Now Bledsoe returns to the isolated ridges and hollows of the Smoky Mountains to spin an equally enchanting tale of music and magic older than the hills. Touched by a very public tragedy, musician Rob Quillen comes to Cloud County, Tennessee, in search of a song that might ease his aching heart. All he knows of the mysterious and reclusive Tufa is what he has read on the Internet: they are an enigmatic clan of swarthy, black-haired mountain people whose historical roots are lost in myth and controversy. Some say that when the first white settlers came to the Appalachians centuries ago, they found the Tufa already there. Others hint that Tufa blood brings special gifts. Rob finds both music and mystery in the mountains: close-lipped locals guard their secrets, even as Rob gets caught up in a subtle power struggle he can't begin to comprehend. A vacationing wife goes missing, raising suspicions of foul play. And a strange feral girl runs wild in the woods, howling in the night like a lost spirit. Change is coming to Cloud County, and only the night wind knows what part Rob will play when the last leaf falls from the Widow's Tree-and a timeless curse must at last be broken.

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Read by Stefan Rudnicki.
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Alex Bledsoe's The Hum and the Shiver was named one of the best fiction books of 2011 by Kirkus Reviews. Now Bledsoe returns to the isolated ridges and hollows of the Smoky Mountains to spin an equally enchanting tale of music and magic older than the hills. Touched by a very public tragedy, musician Rob Quillen comes to Cloud County, Tennessee, in search of a song that might ease his aching heart. All he knows of the mysterious and reclusive Tufa is what he has read on the Internet: they are an enigmatic clan of swarthy, black-haired mountain people whose historical roots are lost in myth and controversy. Some say that when the first white settlers came to the Appalachians centuries ago, they found the Tufa already there. Others hint that Tufa blood brings special gifts. Rob finds both music and mystery in the mountains: close-lipped locals guard their secrets, even as Rob gets caught up in a subtle power struggle he can't begin to comprehend. A vacationing wife goes missing, raising suspicions of foul play. And a strange feral girl runs wild in the woods, howling in the night like a lost spirit. Change is coming to Cloud County, and only the night wind knows what part Rob will play when the last leaf falls from the Widow's Tree-and a timeless curse must at last be broken.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Bledsoe, A., & Rudnicki, S. (2013). Wisp of a thing: a novel of the Tufa. Unabridged. [United States]: Blackstone Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Bledsoe, Alex and Stefan Rudnicki. 2013. Wisp of a Thing: A Novel of the Tufa. [United States]: Blackstone Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Bledsoe, Alex and Stefan Rudnicki, Wisp of a Thing: A Novel of the Tufa. [United States]: Blackstone Publishing, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Bledsoe, Alex., and Stefan Rudnicki. Wisp of a Thing: A Novel of the Tufa. Unabridged. [United States]: Blackstone Publishing, 2013.

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