CAROLINA MOON McCorkle's fifth novel (and sixth book, including a fine collection, Crash Diet, 1992) is a narrative gem that emanates dramatic heat, southern-gothic light, and an uncanny emotional wisdom. The sixtysomething heroine, Queen Mary Stutts Purdy, called Quee, has just opened a smoking rehab in her house in Fulton, North Carolina, a little town ``halfway between the river and the ocean.'' This is the
Review: Carolina Moon Couldn't finish this boring book.
Review: Carolina Moon Zany and textured with believable characters and a great climax.
Review: Carolina Moon Not as good as I had hoped. Still full of interesting characters, tied together by a common thread. Some of the character's stories were left unresolved.
Review: Carolina Moon This was a retread because I was going to the beach and want something with NC flair. The characters are just as charming as the first time.
Review: Carolina Moon STARTED OUT STRONG, SAGGED QUITE A BIT IN THE MIDDLE, SPURIOUS ENDING AND A STRANGE DISTRACTING UNCONNECTED PLOT THREAD....BUT YET THE WRITING IS SMOOTH AND THE LANGUAGE USE OFTEN STARTLINGLY EFFECTIVE AND THOUGHT PROVOKING