The Floatplane Notebooks by Clyde Edgerton

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Open LibraryOL7675578M
ISBN 100517086379
ISBN 109780517086377

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The Floatplane Notebooks, Clyde Edgerton's third novel, first published inis a multigenerational story of the Copeland family, spanning from the antebellum era to the Vietnam War.

The novel cycles through a series of six narrators, including a generations-old wisteria vine that shares elements of a dark history the family members cannot and will not reveal/5(20).

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This novel set in North Carolina is "warmly humorous, gossipy, and rich―a book with the soul of a family reunion" (The New York Times Book Review). The Copeland family goes back a. The Copeland family of Listre, North Carolina, goes back a long way.

Meredith Copeland's father, Albert, keeps a sort of written family record in some notebooks he bought to log the flights of his home-built floatplane, a project Albert first undertook inwhen his children were just kids. Set in rural North Carolina and narrated from shifting points of view, this novel shows a family coping with traumas that extend from the Civil War to the Vietnam War.

Edgerton illustrates the. Editions for The Floatplane Notebooks: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Hardcover published in 1 Home My BooksAuthor: Clyde Edgerton.

Albert's floatplane logbook becomes The Floatplane Notebooks book family album, with each member of the family penning in his personal revelations, from Meredith, a maverick Vietnam veteran, to Noralee, who shocks everyone The Floatplane Notebooks book dating a hippie.

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This novel set in North Carolina is "warmly humorous, gossipy, and rich―a book with the soul of a family reunion" (The New York Times Book Review). The Copeland family goes back a long way in North Carolina.

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The floatplane notebooks: a novel. [Clyde Edgerton] -- "The Floatplane Notebooks explores the rich history and inner workings of the Copeland family, as its various members struggle with both everyday concerns and catastrophes from to The Floatplane Notebooks was Clyde Edgerton’s third book and was first published in by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.

1 Inthe book was re-published by The University of South Carolina Press in the Southern Revivals edition series. 2 Cover of The Floatplane Notebooks [Algonquin Books, ] (“The Floatplane Notebooks,” ). Albert’s floatplane logbook becomes a family album, with each member of the family penning in his personal revelations, from Meredith, a maverick Vietnam veteran, to Noralee, who shocks everyone by dating a hippie.

© Clyde Edgerton (P) Recorded Books, LLC More from the same. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, Includes reader's guide.

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The Copeland family in North Carolina go back a long way and a wisteria planted before the Civil War has seen a lot. As the family gather to cut it back, they talk of the past and Albert records their conversations in some notebooks used to log the flights of his homebuilt Range: $ - $ Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Floatplane Notebooks at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(17).

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A local preacher and several parents objected to six pages which contained sexual : Ryan Joseph Wesdock. The Floatplane Notebooks by Clyde Edgerton. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, Hardcover.

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The Floatplane Notebooks (Downloadable Audiobook): Edgerton, Clyde: The Copeland family history is rich and ambiguous. Beginning with patriarch Walker and his wife Caroline, who once threatened a troop of Yankee soldiers with a pan of boiling water, the Copeland legacy continues with Walker's great grandson, Albert, who builds floatplanes that never fly.

Get this from a library. The floatplane notebooks. [Clyde Edgerton; Norman Dietz; Sally Darling] -- Edgerton chronicles 20 years in the lives of the Copelands of North Carolina, a family just on the fringes of white trash. Albert buys kits to build floatplanes which never work, and his floatplane.

Get this from a library. The floatplane notebooks: a novel. [Clyde Edgerton] -- Edgerton chronicles 20 years in the lives of the Copelands of North Carolina, a family just on the fringes of white trash.

Albert buys kits to build floatplanes which never work, and his floatplane. The notebooks are thick with the floatplane's failures to lift off, and bulging with color Polaroids of the wisteria blossoms near the family plot, favorite family dogs, and Thatcher and Bliss's wedding; records of Noralee's height and weight; a diagram of the graveyard; a newspaper story about wild-child Meredith's many backfired schemes.

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OTHER BOOKS. LUNCH AT THE PICCADILLY; Raney. The Notebook is a contemporary love story set in the pre- and post-World War II era. Noah and Allie spend a wonderful summer together, but her family and the socio-economic realities of the time prevent them from being together.

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Brand new. $ This copy of Floatplane Notebooks, by Clyde Edgerton, is a hardcover, published by Algonquin [#,1st edition. [Mystery] Author: Edgerton, Clyde. Title: The Floatplane Notebooks. Publisher: Algonquin. ISBN or book number: Seller Rating: % positive. From March to MayThe Floatplane Notebooks were a controversial subject in Carroll County, VA.

Below is a timeline of major events in the case, based off of a published article on the case that was written by Marion Goldwasser, the teacher who chose to teach the novel in her classroom. 1. Chapter In new introductions to both "Raney" and "The Floatplane Notebooks," you describe the way each novel arose from events within your own family.

After a dozen books. LEAD: THE FLOATPLANE NOTEBOOKS By Clyde Edgerton. pp. North Carolina: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.

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