Local Souls

Local Souls

By: Allan Gurganus (author)Paperback

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Description

In his first work of fiction in a decade, Allan Gurganus returns to the mythic site of his immortal novel Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All. Time has passed; the Internet has arrived; but the daily human dramas in Falls, North Carolina prove that old habits die hard. A banker's daughter seeks the child she was forced to relinquish at birth ...The disappearance of a star high school student sends ripples through the town, creating a cult led by her stricken mother ...The friendship between two married men is tested by a devastating flood. Local Souls is a universal tale of gigantic hopes battling small-town conventions - a dark comedy of adultery, obsession and incest, told with affection and piercing insight.

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About Author

Allan Gurganus, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and a Guggenheim Fellowship, has written four other works of fiction. Adaptations have earned him four Emmys. Gurganus lives in a North Carolina village; his desk overlooks a colonial cemetery known to be haunted.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/05/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781472112446
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9781472112446
  • weight: 322
  • ISBN10: 147211244X

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