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Gail Godwin - 'Grief Cottage'

She's been a finalist three times for the National Book Award, and has been one of the South's leading authors of realistic fiction for decades.  We welcome back Gail Godwin on Thursday, June 8, at 6 pm (note the earlier start time).  Her latest novel is Grief Cottage, set on a South Carolina island. As a young boy and his aunt deal with the traumatic events of their lives, they are both drawn to a supposedly haunted cottage.  But is it ghosts or memories that haunt them?  Discover the latest from the author of Flora and Evensong.

Event date: 
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 6:00pm
Event address: 
North Hills
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
Grief Cottage: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781632867049
Availability: Available from warehouse in 1-5 business days
Published: Bloomsbury USA - June 6th, 2017

Can’t make it? To request a signed or personalized copy, call 919-828-1588 or contact orders@quailridgebooks.com (at least 48 hours in advance for email) to check availability.

Flora: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781620401224
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - March 4th, 2014

Ten-year-old Helen and her summer guardian, Flora, are isolated together in Helen's decaying family house while her father is doing secret war work in Oak Ridge during the final months of World War II. At three, Helen lost her mother, and the beloved grandmother who raised her has just died.

Evensong: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780345434777
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Ballantine Books - February 29th, 2000

To read Gail Godwin is to touch the very core of human experience. With inimitable grace and aching emotional precision, Godwin probes our own complexities in characters whose lives oscillate between success and struggle, stoic resolve and quixotic temptation, bitter disappointment and small, sacred joys.

Publishing: A Writer’s Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781620408254
Availability: Hard to find: allow 24 hours for information
Published: Bloomsbury USA - February 2nd, 2016

Publishing is a personal story of a writer's hunger to be published, the pursuit of that goal, and then the long haul--for Gail Godwin, forty-five years of being a published writer and all that goes with it. A student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1958, Godwin met with Knopf scouts who came to campus every spring in search of new talent.