A Short History of a Small Place

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A Short History of a Small Place
1st edition
Author T. R. Pearson
Country United States
Language English
Genre Novel
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 381 pp
ISBN ISBN 0-671-54352-0
OCLC 11599872
813/.54 19
LC Class PS3566.E235 S5 1985
Followed by Off for the Sweet Hereafter

A Short History of a Small Place is a 1985 novel by T. R. Pearson. Set in the fictional town of Neely, North Carolina - a thinly disguised Reidsville - it tells, in a rambling and digressive manner, about the life and eventual suicide of the town's only aristocratic woman, Miss Myra Angelique Pettigrew.