Ron Rash captures unforgiving terrain in ‘Nothing Gold Can Stay’
Appalachia’s past and present figure in short story collection
By Gina Webb
For the AJC
Like Emily Dickinson, a poet famed for her oblique approach, Ron Rash is in the business of concealing the truth. “Tell it slant,” Dickinson once recommended. “The Truth must dazzle gradually/Or every man be blind.”
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