Providence is the first novel by North Carolina Dentist, William Kelly. Will shares tales of the Huston men as they enjoy the wildness on their piece of dirt in the Piedmont of Carolina. Providence... More > explores man's longing to let go of things expected while venturing through tales of sportsmanship and how a family is drawn to the land it settled through time. This eBook version makes a PDF available for electronic reading devices. Providence is also available in the LULU.com store as a paperback.
All proceeds from this unedited version will be given to benefit wildlife habitat and education in Gaston County through P.A.W.S. (Piedmont Area Wildlife Stewards).< Less
In his debut novel- a meandering amalgamation of tales of family, their piece of dirt in the Piedmont of North Carolina, and time in the woods and stream- practicing dentist William Kelly turns to... More > storytelling to share tales of coming of age and finding balance in life. Providence is, by the very nature of its author and his subjects, Southern Literature. The Huston family filled in the margins of Charlotte as pioneers, staying magnetically tied to their land through hardship and joy. In a broken and dreamlike recollection,the tales of three generations of Huston men are woven into a story that takes the reader through chronicles of outdoor adventure as the Hustons struggle to preserve the place that defines them and learn that in blood, history repeats itself. Between the lines of his story, Kelly displays an intuition about the nature of individual responsibility, faith, and friendship.< Less