What Travels with Us

With a storyteller s timing and the emotional range of a singer, Darnell Arnoult in her debut collection offers readers a stirring string of poems about the people of Fieldale, Virginia A planned community founded in the Virginia foothills by Marshall Fields in the early 1900s to support his textile mill, Fieldale was populated by transplanted Appalachian mountain folk AWith a storyteller s timing and the emotional range of a singer, Darnell Arnoult in her debut collection offers readers a stirring string of poems about the people of Fieldale, Virginia A planned community founded in the Virginia foothills by Marshall Fields in the early 1900s to support his textile mill, Fieldale was populated by transplanted Appalachian mountain folk Arnoult herself grew up there, a third generation resident and among the first generation to go to college She took away with her the oral history of her home, and in What Travels With Us she captures in poetic form the townspeople s voices, both remembered and imagined Personal, poignant, and witty, Arnoult s poems look back as they move forward, demonstrating how we are always creating ourselves anew from the experiences we carry with us.
What Travels with Us With a storyteller s timing and the emotional range of a singer Darnell Arnoult in her debut collection offers readers a stirring string of poems about the people of Fieldale Virginia A planned comm

  • Title: What Travels with Us
  • Author: Darnell Arnoult
  • ISBN: 9780807129890
  • Page: 386
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. I had the pleasure of meeting Darnell Arnoult and hearing her read her poetry. Delightful writer and most enjoyable book!

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