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Ron Rash


Ron Rash

Ron Rash is the author of the PEN/Faulkner finalist and New York Times bestselling novel SERENA, in addition to the critically acclaimed novels THE RISEN, ABOVE THE WATERFALL, THE COVE, ONE FOOT IN EDEN, SAINTS AT THE RIVER, and THE WORLD MADE STRAIGHT; four collections of poems; and six collections of stories, among them BURNING BRIGHT, which won the 2010 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY, a New York Times bestseller, and CHEMISTRY AND OTHER STORIES, which was a finalist for the 2007 PEN/Faulkner Award. Twice the recipient of the O. Henry Prize and winner of the 2019 Sidney Lanier Prize for Southern Literature, he is the Parris Distinguished Professor in Appalachian Cultural Studies at Western Carolina University and lives in Clemson, SC.

Ron Rash

Books by Ron Rash

by Ron Rash - Fiction, Literary Fiction, Suspense

Vivid, harrowing yet ultimately hopeful, THE WORLD MADE STRAIGHT is Ron Rash’s exploration of the painful conflict between the bonds of home and the desire for independence --- soon to be a major motion picture from Millennium Entertainment, starring Haley Joel Osmont, Minka Kelly and Jeremy Irvine.

by Ron Rash

Award-winning and New York Times bestselling novelist Ron Rash conjures a gothic tale of greed, corruption, and revenge with a ruthless, powerful, and unforgettable woman at its heart, set amid the wilds of 1930s North Carolina and against the backdrop of America's burgeoning environmental movement.