First light

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Viking, Aug 17, 1987 - Fiction - 286 pages
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Traces the experiences that have separated and the ties that have bound Dorsey Welch, an astrophysicist, and her brother Hugh, a Buick salesman still living in their Michigan hometown

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As an astrophysicist Dorsey Welch studies the origins of the universe and the gravitational forces that make it cohere. Similarly, this novel moves backward in time to trace the evolving antagonisms ... Read full review


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Charles Baxter is author of several novels, including "The Feast of Love", "Shadow Play", & "First Light", & collections of stories including "Believers" & "A Relative Stranger". He teaches writing at the University of Michigan.

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