Bright flows the river

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Doubleday Publishing, 1978 - Fiction - 445 pages
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Inner conflict over the course of his life impels a very successful middle-aged businessman to an attempted suicide and then into a trance-like state. A psychiatrist and long-time friend tries to help the man come to terms with his problem, and, in the process, finds the strength to deal with his own personal crisis.

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She is such a wonderful writer and this is her best. - Goodreads
If you like good story telling read some of her bokks. - Goodreads
Much insight into why a man thinks, feels as he does. - Goodreads
What a wonderful writer Caldwell was. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Sharon Antonucci - Goodreads

This is a book that inspired me. One of my all time favorite books. She is such a wonderful writer and this is her best. Read full review

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I liked the book. The author had strong views about women and their role in a family Read full review


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About the author (1978)

Taylor Caldwell was born in Manchester, England in 1900. Her family emigrated to the United States in 1907. She attended the University of Buffalo. Caldwell began writing stories at age eight. She wrote several best-selling novels including Dynasty of Death, The Strong City, The Sound of Thunder, Bright Flows the River and Answer As a Man. She wrote historical fiction and some of her titles contained religious themes. She also wrote under the pen name Max Reiner. Her memoir, Growing Up Tough, was published in 1971. Her titles won her numerous awards including the National League of American Pen Woman Gold Medal, Buffalo Evening News Award, Grand Prix Chatvain and two International Awards for Book of the Year. She died in Greenwich, Connecticut on September 2, 1985.

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