In a father's place

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HarperPerennial, Apr 19, 1991 - Fiction - 214 pages
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With a strong sense of place and family history, the stories in this stunning collection reach for a deeper understanding of fatherhood, embracing both the son's point of view and the father's. "A true storyteller" (Los Angeles Times), Christopher Tilgham probes the deepest source of feeling--familial, erotic, spiritual--in fiction of of impressive scope and maturity.

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User Review  - icolford - LibraryThing

"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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the title story is great, and all are clever, affecting, complex pieces. (says my 1994 notebook) Read full review

Contents

On the Rivershore
3
Loose Reins
29
Hole in the Day
87
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

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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