In the space of less than a year, three people in a small New England village make life-defining decisions. When a stranger moves into Harrow—a stranger without a past and without a conscience—old conflicts flare, threatening familiar foundations, and exposing possibilities of new ones. In the tradition of Winesburg, Ohio, Lynn Stegner takes the linked story form to new heights as she explores the interactions of circumstance and temperament in determining people's choices in the face of their unsettled issues.
Lynn gives an overview of the book:
Lynn Stegner has written four novels, Undertow and Fata Morgana, both nominated for the National Book Award, Pipers at the Gates of Dawn, which was awarded a Faulkner Society’s Gold Medal, and most recently, Because a Fire Was in My Head, Faulkner Award for Best Novel and a...