By Jeffrey Ford
Praise for Jeffrey Ford:
"Outstanding. . . . Ford makes use of . . . incongruously lyrical words to infuse the standard with a nebulous magic."—Publishers Weekly, top Books of the Year(Starred Review)
"For enthusiasts of the bizarre and brilliant and fanatics of significant writing, this can be a treasure trove of demanding visions, new worlds and entirely discovered craft."—Shelf knowledge (Starred Review)
"Properly creepy, yet at times deliciously humorous and heart-breakingly poignant, too."—Kirkus stories (Starred Review)
Emily Dickinson takes a carriage experience with loss of life. a pair are invited over to a neighbor's daughter's exorcism. a rustic witch with a sea-captain's head in a tumbler globe intercedes on behalf of abused and deserted young children. In July of 1915, in Hardin County, Ohio, a boy sees ghosts. discover modern traditional historical past in a baker's dozen of exhilarating visions.
Jeffrey Ford was born on manhattan in long island nation in 1955 and grew up within the city of West Islip. He studied fiction writing with John Gardner at S.U.N.Y Binghamton. he is been a school English instructor of writing and literature for thirty years. he's the writer of 8 novels together with The woman within the Glass and 4 brief tale collections. He has obtained the area delusion, Nebula, Edgar, and Shirley Jackson awards. He lives together with his spouse Lynn in a century previous farm residence in a land of gradual clouds and unending fields.
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