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They Came Like Swallows
by William Maxwell


Overview - hrough the eyes of two boys and their father, William Maxwell reveals the complex woman who is the unacknowledged source of their happiness--and whose death during the influenza epic of 1918 will devastate them all. They Came Like Swallows tenderly depicts the currents of love and need that run through every family--and whose true depth becomes evident only in moments of tragedy.  Read more...

 
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Overview
hrough the eyes of two boys and their father, William Maxwell reveals the complex woman who is the unacknowledged source of their happiness--and whose death during the influenza epic of 1918 will devastate them all. They Came Like Swallows tenderly depicts the currents of love and need that run through every family--and whose true depth becomes evident only in moments of tragedy.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780679772576
  • ISBN-10: 067977257X
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: April 1997
  • Page Count: 192

Series: Vintage International

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