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Elizabeth Crook novel selected as Texas Great Read

Posted on AllSides May 14th, 2024
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A novel by Austin writer Elizabeth Crook has been selected as the National Book Festival's 2024 Texas Great Read for adults. Why it matters: The recognition is the latest sign of Austin's literary muscle. Zoom in: "The Which Way Tree," a sweeping 2018 novel set in the 1860s Hill Country, follows the resolve of a young girl determined to hunt down a panther that mauled her and killed her mother. What they're saying: "We liked how it was set here and had an iconic feel to it," Michele Chan Santos,...

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