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By "one of the most impressive novelists of his generation" ( The New York Review of Books ), Children of Light is a searing, indelible love story of two ravaged spirits, played out under the merciless, magnifying prism of Hollywood. Gordon Walker, screenwriter and actor, has systematically ruined his family and his health with cocaine and alcohol. Lee Verger is an actress of uncommon and unfulfilled promise, whom Gordon has known since the days when they were both young and fearless, and whose New Orleans childhood has left her with a tenuous hold on sanity. During the shooting of a film on the Pacific coast of Mexico, they resume a ritual struggle in which their desperate love for each other will either save or destroy them."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780679735939
ISBN-10: 0679735933
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 133mm x 15mm)
Pages: 258
Imprint: Vintage Books
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 1-Dec-1996
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Robert Stone

Robert Stone's first novel, A Hall of Mirrors, won a William Faulkner Foundation Award. Dog Soldiersreceived a National Book Award, and A Flag for Sunrisewon both the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award. His other honors include a Guggenheim fellowship, an award from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, the John Dos Passos Prize for literature, a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, and a grant from the National Institute of Arts and Letters. Both A Hall of Mirrors and Dog Soldiers were made into major motion pictures. Mr. Stone dies in 2015."

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