Bright Forever by Martin A. Lee
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Bright Forever
By Martin A. Lee

The Bright Forever

A Novel 1st pbk. ed

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Bright Forever by Martin A. Lee

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On an evening like any other, nine-year-old Katie Mackey, daughter of the most affluent family in a small town on the plains of Indiana, sets out on her bicycle to return some library books. This simple act is at the heart of "The Bright Forever," a suspenseful, deeply affecting novel about the choices people make that change their lives forever. Keeping fact, speculation, and contradiction playing off one another as the details unfold, author Lee Martin creates a fast-paced story that is as gripping as it is richly human. His beautiful, clear-eyed prose builds to an extremely nuanced portrayal of the complicated give and take among people struggling to maintain their humanity in the shadow of a loss. Reminiscent of books such as" The Little Friend "and "The Lovely Bones," but most memorable for its own perceptions and power, " The Bright Forever" is a compelling and emotional tale about the human need to know even the hardest truth. A Featured Alternate of the Literary Guild, Doubleday Book Club, and Book-of-the-Month Club Also available as a Books on Tape AudioBook and an eBook

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780307209863
ISBN-10: 0307209865
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 135mm x 22mm)
Pages: 285
Imprint: Three Rivers Press
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 4-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Martin A. Lee

LEE MARTIN is the author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist "The Bright Forever;" novels "River of Heaven" and "Quakertown;" a story collection, "The Least You Need to Know;" and two memoirs, "From Our House" and "Turning Bones." He has won a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction, a Lawrence Foundation Award, and the Glenna Luschei Award. He lives in Columbus, Ohio, where he teaches in the MFA in Creative Writing Program at The Ohio State University. Visit him at www.leemartinauthor.com.

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