In Requiem for a Good Soldier, Lecouras introduces us to Libby and Bobby, unlikely lovers who find each other amid the turbulence and confusion borne of the Vietnam era, ending with Libby more haunted than ever, and Bobby failing to escape his past. Requiem and The A & P and Beyond share a hard-working police officer. A & P probes further into the life of this married family man who unwittingly sets off a chain of events in the life of a madwoman.
In Freedom Road, Mark is bored with his marriage when he meets Celeste. Mark distracts himself by chasing other women until he is unable to resist any longer when both find their own versions of freedom.
His Sister's Keeper introduces us to Marvin and Hazel Hart and their children, a devout born-again Christian family living in western Pennsylvania in the midst of rising taxes and stagnant wages. Marvin is torn between trying to keep his marriage together and the needs of his hapless and demented sister, Rosie, and her children.
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Peter Lecouras was born and reared in Stamford, Connecticut. After high school graduation, he headed south to attend the University of South Carolina to see if everything he was hearing about the region was true. He graduated from USC with B.A. and M.A. degrees in English and holds a Ph.D. in English from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He is Professor of English at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, SC, where he teaches British Romanticism and Literary Theory. This is his first published book.
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Book Description Two Harbors Press. Book Condition: As New. Bookseller Inventory # H18G-00227