Morkan's Quarry: A Novel by Steve YatesMorkan's Quarry: A Novel by Steve Yates

Morkan's Quarry: A Novel

bySteve Yates

Hardcover | May 1, 2010

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In 1861, the Civil War severs Michael Morkan from everything he loves and all that defines him--from his son, Leighton; from his love, Cora Slade; and from the quarry he owns in Springfield, Missouri. Forced to give his black powder to the Missouri State Guard, he finds himself indelibly labeled a rebel traitor and is imprisoned in St. Louis. Back in the Ozarks, Leighton joins the Federal Home Guards in hopes of paroling his father. When Leighton finally frees him, the two are pitched in a last gambit for their quarry and for the legacy of the name Morkan.
Portions of Morkan's Quarry first appeared in Missouri Review, Ontario Review, and South Carolina Review. A novella-length excerpt was a finalist for the Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society William Faulkner / Wisdom Award for the Best Novella. Born and reared in Springfield, Missouri, Steve Yates is an M.F.A. graduate from the creative wri...
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Title:Morkan's Quarry: A NovelFormat:HardcoverDimensions:250 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.1 inPublished:May 1, 2010Publisher:Moon City PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0913785245

ISBN - 13:9780913785249

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