Mason's retreat

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Chatto & Windus, Aug 23, 1996 - Fiction - 290 pages
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MASON'S RETREAT

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A superb first novel from Tilghman (the collection In a Father's Place, 1990) that portrays with tenacious intelligence and wrenching intensity the nuances of family unhappiness and conflict. The ... Read full review

Mason's retreat

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The author of In a Father's Place (LJ 5/15/90) writes of a family's return to their ancestral land in Maryland after residing in England for many years. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
52
Section 3
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About the author (1996)

Writer Christopher Tilghman was born in Boston in 1946 and later graduated from Yale University. After Tilghman served in the Navy, he took on construction work until he was able to establish himself as a writer. Tilghman's short stories appeared in The New Yorker magazine and in Best American Short Stories. He also published In a Father's Place, a collection of short stories, and Mason's Retreat, his first novel.

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