In Sunlight, in a Beautiful Garden: A Novel
In Sunlight, in a Beautiful Garden is the story of a bittersweet romance set against the backdrop of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania, flood -- a tragedy that cost some 2,200 lives when the South Fork Dam burst on Memorial Day weekend, 1889. The dam was the site of a gentlemen's club that attracted some of the wealthiest industrialists of the day -- Henry Clay Frick, Andrew Mellon, and Andrew Carnegie -- and served as a summertime idyll for the families of the rich. In Sunlight, in a Beautiful Garden imagines the lives that were lived, lost, and irreparably changed by a tragedy that could have been averted.
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Review: In Sunlight, in a Beautiful GardenUser Review - Jill Manske - Goodreads
How ironic that a book about a disaster is a disaster itself. According to the dust jacket, Kathleen Cambor was the director of a major university's creative writing program. Hmmm - maybe this book ... Read full review
Review: In Sunlight, in a Beautiful GardenUser Review - LuAnn - Goodreads
This book was absolutely fascinating. It's the fictionalized account of the 1889 Johnstown, Pennsylvania flood, in which more than 2,000 people lost their lives. However, the author didn't choose to ... Read full review