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The Woman Lit by Fireflies
by Jim Harrison


Overview - 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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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  • ISBN-13: 9780802143754
  • ISBN-10: 080214375X
  • Publisher: Grove Press
  • Publish Date: October 2008
  • Page Count: 253
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 6.36 x 0.76 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.54 pounds


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