In Sunlight, in a Beautiful Garden

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Wheeler Pub., 2001 - Fiction - 425 pages
59 Reviews
This story imagines the lives that were lived, lost and irreparably changed by a tragedy that could have been averted: Frank Fallon, a Civil War veteran whose wife never recovered from the early death of their children and who finds himself enamored of her best friend; James Talbot, a lawyer for the South Fork Fishing and Hunting Club tormented by the blatant disregard for the dam's safety and his own conflicting ambitions; and James's daughter, Nora, whose summerlong courtship by Daniel Fallon, Frank's surviving son, will haunt her for the rest of her life.

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A fictional insight into the Johnstown flood. - Goodreads
Well developed characters but an underdeveloped ending. - Goodreads
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The author is clearly a talented writer. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Badly Drawn Girl - Goodreads

I was blown away by how beautifully this book was written. I found myself being transported into the middle of the scenery. Kathleen Cambor has a way with words and she paints a vivid picture. This ... Read full review

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Well developed characters but an underdeveloped ending. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
5
Section 3
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About the author (2001)

Kathleen Cambor is a PEN/Faulkner nominee and author of The Book of Mercy (FSG, 1996). She is the director of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Houston and lives in Houston with her husband.

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