The Tongues of Angels
By (author) Reynolds Price
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Tongues of Angels by Reynolds Price
Book Description"I'm as peaceful a man as you're likely to meet in America now, but this is about a death I may have caused. Not slowly over time by abuse or meanness but on a certain day and by ignorance, by plain lack of notice. Though it happened thirty-four years ago, and though I can't say it's haunted my mind that many nights lately, I suspect I can draw it out for you now, clear as this noon. I may need to try." Set in a summer camp in the Blue Ridge Mountains during the deceptively tranquil 1950s, "The Tongues of Angels" is a story of the twenty-one-year-old painting teacher, a superbly gifted boy, and their advance toward a startling fate. As the now-older man looks back at on that summer, he reflects on the meanings he thought he had learned on the threshold of manhood from the perspective of full maturity.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780743202213
(203mm x 127mm x 12mm)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Reynolds Price
Sally Mann: Immediate Family, Paperback (August 2015)
With sublime dignity, acute wit, and feral grace, this book explores the eternal struggle between the childs simultaneous dependence and quest for autonomy the holding on and the breaking away.
Immediate Family, Paperback (September 2013)
With sublime dignity, acute wit, and feral grace, this title includes author's pictures that explore the eternal struggle between the childs simultaneous dependence and quest for autonomythe holding on and the breaking away.
Good Priest's Son, Paperback / softback (November 2006)» View all books by Reynolds Price
The first new fiction from Price in three years is a major novel that examines the profound and unexpected impact of major historical events on ordinary lives.
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