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The Woman Lit by Fireflies

JIM HARRISON

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ISBN 10: 0395488842 / ISBN 13: 9780395488843
Published by Houghton Mifflin August 1990, 1990
Used Condition: Fine (F) Hardcover
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Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. mint dust cover Near Fine with near fine dust Jacket Fine/Fine condition - this is a beautiful book bounded in light cream boards with a very appealing dj. Bookseller Inventory # 20080621101314

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Title: The Woman Lit by Fireflies

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin August 1990

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine (F)

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: First Edition.

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Jim Harrison has garnered critical acclaim for masterpieces such as Legends of the Fall, The Beast God Forgot to Invent, and, most recently, Returning to Earth. Now, The Woman Lit by Fireflies, one of his best-loved books, is available as a Grove paperback.

Across the odd contours of the American landscape, people are searching for the things that aren?t irretrievably lost, for the incandescent beneath the ordinary. An ex-Bible student with raucously asocial tendencies rescues the preserved body of an Indian chief from the frigid depths of Lake Superior in a caper that nets a wildly unexpected bounty. A band of sixties radicals, now approaching middle age, reunite to free an old comrade from a Mexican jail. A fifty-year-old suburban housewife flees quietly from her abusive businessman husband at a highway rest stop, climbs a fence, and explores the bittersweet pageant of the preceding years within the sanctuary of an Iowa cornfield.

The Woman Lit by Fireflies is the work of a classic writer at the very top of his form--a hard-living, hard-writing hero of American letters whose novellas comprise a sweeping tribute to the nation?s heartland and the colorful, courageous characters who inhabit it.

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This collection of three novellas includes "Brown Dog", a comic tale of a Michigan scoundrel and an Indian chief, "Sunset Limited" concerning a 41-year-old mother of a teenager and the title story that concerns death, transfiguration, baptism, the end of marriage and the discovery of religion.

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