Apostles of Light

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Houghton Mifflin, Jan 1, 1973 - Domestic fiction - 307 pages
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User Review  - Julene - Goodreads

Ellen Douglas is a writer I've tracked down every book of hers I could find. She is a southern writer and this is her alias or pen name. Apostles of Light takes place in a nursing home with the two main characters trying to escape; it is funny, heart wrenching, and each character is fully drawn. Read full review

Review: Apostles of Light

User Review  - Julene - Goodreads

Ellen Douglas is a writer I've tracked down every book of hers I could find. She is a southern writer and this is her alias or pen name. Apostles of Light takes place in a nursing home with the two main characters trying to escape; it is funny, heart wrenching, and each character is fully drawn. Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1973)

Ellen Douglas was the pen name of Josephine Ayres Haxton, who was born in Natchez, Mississippi on July 12, 1921. She graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1942. During her lifetime, she wrote eleven books, including six novels and several collections of short stories and essays. Her novels include Apostles of Light, The Rock Cried Out, A Family's Affairs, A Lifetime Burning, and Can't Quit You, Baby. She won a lifetime achievement award in 2008 from the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters. She died after an extended illness on November 7, 2012 at the age of 91.

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