New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank is back home in the Carolina lowcountry, spinning a tale that brims with the warmth, charm, heart, and humor that has become her trademark. Porch Lights is a stirring, emotionally rich multigenerational story--a poignant tale of life, love, and transformation--as a nurse, returning to ...Read MoreNew York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank is back home in the Carolina lowcountry, spinning a tale that brims with the warmth, charm, heart, and humor that has become her trademark. Porch Lights is a stirring, emotionally rich multigenerational story--a poignant tale of life, love, and transformation--as a nurse, returning to Sullivans Island from the Afghanistan War, finds her life has been irrevocably altered by tragedy...and now must rediscover love and purpose with the help of her son and aging mother. An evocative visit to enchanting Sullivans Island with its unique pluff mud beaches, palmetto trees, and colorful local lore--a novel filled with unforgettable characters, and enlivened by tales of the notorious Blackbeard and his bloodthirsty pirate crew and eerie Edgar Allan Poe stories--Porch Lights stands tall among the very best works of not only Dottie Frank, but Anne Rivers Siddons, Rebecca Wells, Pat Conroy, and other masters of the modern Southern novel as well.Read Less
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New in new dust jacket. One small slightly bent area bottom spine of dust jacket( travel damage? ) Beautiful condition. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 324 p. Audience: General/trade. This is an engrossing story of two women, mother and daughter, and some other very important characters, living in Lowcountry, Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. It is full of tragedy, strong and enduring love...love lost, love lost and regained, new love, faithful friend love, and much love for one little boy who lost his firefighter father in a bad fire in NYC. Annie is a Poe fan as well as a loving mother and grandmother and more, Jackie struggles to put her life together, gong home after the loss of her husband, and litle Charlie blossoms in the love that surrounds him as he learns to live again. Wonderful story, bestselling author, great read. Highly recommended.
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