Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Judson Mitcham cuts through the moral ambiguities of life in the midcentury rural South to show us the heart and soul of a good but flawed man. Sharecropper's son, mill worker, and ex-convict - Ellis Burt surely knows adversity. For a brief and cherished time there was a woman, and then a child, too, who had been a kind of salvation to him. Then they were gone, leaving Ellis to carry on with the burden of what he had done to them, of the ruin he brought down upon them all. Like the hero of William Kennedy's masterpiece, Ironweed, Ellis Burt is a man of uncommon personal dignity and strength, always moving toward, but never expecting, redemption.

Buy The Sweet Everlasting book by Judson Mitcham from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780820327822
ISBN-10: 0820327824
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: University of Georgia Press
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publish Date: 30-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United States

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Sweet Everlasting book by Judson Mitcham and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Judson Mitcham

Judson Mitcham taught psychology for many years at Fort Valley State University. In addition to The Sweet Everlasting, his works include a second novel, Sabbath Creek (Georgia), and two collections of poetry, Somewhere in Ecclesiastes and This April Day. He and his wife, Jean, live in Macon, Georgia.

Books By Author Judson Mitcham

Sabbath Creek by Judson Mitcham

Sabbath Creek

Paperback, December 2016
$32.63
Inspired Georgia by Judson Mitcham

Inspired Georgia

Hardback, July 2016
$60.17
Little Salvation by Judson Mitcham

A Little Salvation

Paperback, November 2007
$34.35