In a father's place

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Sinclair-Stevenson, 1990 - Fiction - 213 pages
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"In a Father's Place," Christopher Tilghman's debut collection of short fiction, was widely praised upon its publication in 1990. Reading it again after many years, it is astounding and heartening to ... Read full review

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Some of these stories are quite powerful and poignant, but they are a bit uneven. As the title suggests, the stories are about (in one way or another) fathers (living and dead) and their children ... Read full review

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About the author (1990)

Writer Christopher Tilghman was born in Boston in 1946 and later graduated from Yale University. After Tilghman served in the Navy, he took on construction work until he was able to establish himself as a writer. Tilghman's short stories appeared in The New Yorker magazine and in Best American Short Stories. He also published In a Father's Place, a collection of short stories, and Mason's Retreat, his first novel.

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