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The secret wisdom of the earth

Christopher Scotton

The secret wisdom of the earth

by Christopher Scotton

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountain life,
  • Families,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChris Scotton
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3619.C698 S43 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination468 pages
    Number of Pages468
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27174523M
    ISBN 101455551929
    ISBN 109781455551927
    LC Control Number2014012917
    OCLC/WorldCa879602962

      The Secret Wisdom of the Earth. It took Christopher Scotton, who is the CEO of a software company by day, 15 years to write Secret, and it often feels as if Author: Leah Greenblatt.   The Secret Wisdom of the Earth (Book): Scotton, Christopher: "After witnessing the death of his younger brother in a terrible home accident, year-old Kevin and his grieving mother are sent for the summer to live with Kevin's grandfather. In this peeled-paint coal town deep in Appalachia, Kevin quickly falls in with a half-wild hollow kid named Buzzy Fink who schools him in the mysteries.

    Free download or read online The Secret Wisdom of the Earth pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in January 6th , and was written by Christopher Scotton. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format. The main characters of this fiction, historical story are,/5. THE SECRET WISDOM OF THE EARTH is the latest book to do this to me. 14 year old Kevin Gillooly and his mother Annie decide to spend the summer with Annie’s father, Arthur ‘Pops’ Pebbles, at his quiet home, deep in the Appalachian mountains of Eastern Kentucky after a tragic accident took the life of Kevin’s younger brother 2 months prior/5().

    The Secret Wisdom of the Earth by Christopher Scotton (1/5) Readers of this blog are probably tired of hearing me rhapsodize about Scotton’s debut novel, one of my favorites. I’m thrilled that it’s out in paperback and will reach more readers. Leaving Before the Rains Come by Alexandra Fuller (1/12).   THE SECRET WISDOM OF THE EARTH is the latest book to do this to me. 14 year old Kevin Gillooly and his mother Annie decide to spend the summer with Annie’s father, Arthur ‘Pops’ Pebbles, at his quiet home, deep in the Appalachian mountains of Eastern Kentucky after a tragic accident took the life of Kevin’s younger brother 2 months prior/5().


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— The New York Times Book Review "THE SECRET WISDOM OF THE EARTH is a marvelous debut The setting, in the coal country of Appalachia, is rich in history and lore and tragedy.

A young teenager comes of age under the wise counsel of his grandfather. An ugly murder haunts a /5(23). “The Secret Wisdom of the Earth,” the first novel from Christopher Scotton, brings a handful of favorite novels to mind, suggestive of several without being deeply indebted to any single one.

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The Book of Secret Wisdom complements the idea of the most ancient Book of Dzyan, outlining in a concise form the history of the Creation of Life. This book expands consciousness and can provide the initial impulse to start down the path of self-knowledge, while providing an understanding of the Love of the Heart and the essence of Existence /5.

The Secret Wisdom of the Earth - my nominee for Best Book of the Year This is the first book I have read in a long while that completely captivated me from the first sentence.

The mood and voice of this book is so intimate, the reader is engaged immediately. It’s not only the characterizations within that make THE SECRET WISDOM OF THE EARTH such a great book. The story, as with any of the best books written, strikes a fine and uneasy balance between the random pain that the universe, in its indifference, so unknowingly yet casually inflicts.

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Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. The Secret Wisdom of the Earth Christopher Scotton, Grand Central pp. ISBN Summary After witnessing the death of his younger brother in a terrible home accident, year-old Kevin and his grieving mother are sent for the summer to live with Kevin's grandfather.

Our Reading Guide for The Secret Wisdom of the Earth by Christopher Scotton includes Book Club Discussion Questions, Book Reviews, Plot Summary-Synopsis and Author Bio. Scotton's finely wrought characters, perfectly paced plot, and keen sense of place make The Secret Wisdom of the Earth resonate with the reader long after the book has been finished.” — Catherine Weller, Weller Book Works, Salt Lake City, UT.

In the vein of The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, The Secret Wisdom of the Earth succeeds in being more than a story about a boy or the remote communities of the American heartland. It’s a novel about the human heart and its deeply held mysteries.

INTERVIEW WITH CHRISTOPHER SCOTTON. Reading Christopher Scotton’s debut novel The Secret Wisdom of the Earth is akin to staring through the pinhole of a kaleidoscope: Just when you think you have the main storyline in your sights, the pattern shifts ever so slightly to present dazzling new characters or a puzzling plot twist and.

Read full article >Author: Christopher Scotton. —The New York Times Book Review "THE SECRET WISDOM OF THE EARTH is a marvelous debut The setting, in the coal country of Appalachia, is rich in history and lore and tragedy.

A young teenager comes of age under the wise counsel of his grandfather. An ugly murder haunts a small town. Kevin Gillooly, the teenage protagonist of Christopher Scotton’s debut novel, The Secret Wisdom of the Earth, returns with his mother to her Eastern Kentucky hometown of Medgar after the horrific accidental death of his 3-year-old brother.

Kevin’s father hopes a summer under the care of Pops, the family’s cantankerous patriarch and the town veterinarian, will restore the devastated Anne. A brutal hate crime and a hiking adventure gone wrong — one event leading to the next — fuel the action in The Secret Wisdom of the Earth, Christopher Scotton's pulse-quickening debut that has elements of such classics as To Kill a Mockingbird and in the s in the fictional Medgar, Kentucky (the town's name is an homage to the civil-rights-era martyr Medgar Evers), the.

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I just loved the book. January THE SECRET WISDOM OF THE EARTH by Christopher Scotton blends a coming-of-age story with a look inside the world of modern-day coal mining, known as fracking, and its impact on a community.

Fourteen-year-old Kevin and his mom have moved from Indiana to Medgar, Kentucky, a coal town deep in Appalachia following the death of his three-year-old brother, Joshua, in a horrific accident. Timely and timeless, THE SECRET WISDOM OF THE EARTH is a dramatic and deeply moving novel about an act of violence in a small, Southern town and the repercussions that will forever change a young man’s view of human cruelty and compassion.Redemptive and emotionally resonant, The Secret Wisdom of the Earth is narrated by an adult Kevin looking back on the summer when he sloughed the coverings of a boy and took his first faltering steps as a man among a rich cast of characters and an ambitious effort to reclaim a once great community.The all-embracing and undistorted Truth presented in this book was once accessible only to the privileged initiates of ancient civilizations who spent much of their lives seeking it.

But now it is available to you in the pages of The Book of Secret Wisdom, a book that offers unprecedented access to the world’s most ancient mysteries.