Paperback / softback
December 31, 1979
8.50 Inches (US)
5.50 Inches (US)
.9 Pounds (US)
$25.00 USD
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Head o' W-Hollow

Stuart's first book of short stories remains haunting, powerful, and humorous.

About the Author

Jesse Stuart is a Kentucky teacher, lecturer, and writer. As a specialist for the U.S. Department of State, he traveled around the world, and he served as a visiting lecturer and professor at the American University in Cairo in 1960-61. His work includes nearly thirty books, ranging from poetry to biography, autobiography, novels, and short stories.


"The most honest writing that has ever been done about Kentucky mountain people."—The Nation

"A unique book, bound for its own kind of immortality."—Robert Penn Warren

9780813101422 : head-o-w-hollow-stuart
Paperback / softback
352 Pages
$25.00 USD

Other Titles by Jesse Stuart

Foretaste of Glory

Jesse Stuart
Sep 1996 - University Press of Kentucky
$25.00 USD - Paperback / softback

Clearing in the Sky & Other Stories

Jesse Stuart
May 1984 - University Press of Kentucky
$25.00 USD - Paperback / softback

Trees Of Heaven

Jesse Stuart
Dec 1980 - University Press of Kentucky
$25.00 USD - Paperback / softback

Other Titles in FICTION / Short Stories (single author)

Sustainable Living

Elsa Nekola
Dec 2021 - Willow Springs Press
$21.95 USD - Paperback / softback

Drowned Town

Jayne Moore Waldrop
Oct 2021 - Fireside Industries, an imprint of University Press of Kentucky
$24.95 USD - Hardback
$24.95 USD - Electronic book text
$24.95 USD - Electronic book text

The Hubris of an Empty Hand

Mahyar A. Amouzegar
Sep 2021 - University of New Orleans Press
$18.95 USD - Paperback / softback