Kit Noonan's life is going nowhere much to the chagrin of his wife, so he embarks on a journey stretching from backwoods Vermont to the tip of Cape Cod that will change the destinies of family members known and unknown to him. It is sometimes difficult to find a novel whose characters are so likable yet troubled, but Glass develops this family and its secrets with sensitivity and charm. -Marilyn
First the music, and then the book. Doug Walter and Lee Clyburn are up first on Saturday, March 9, at 7 p.m. with music, playing standards and oldies fitting the mood. Then Raleigh author Sam Mordecai debuts Praying in Pamlico. A small Southern town is tradition of reciting a public prayer before its high school football games hasn't ruffled any feathers for decades...until now.