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Southern Light

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The first book in thirteen years by the acclaimed author of Lilith and A Sea Change, Southern Light is a major American novel, a haunting love story that has the lyrical density and symbolic resonance of a great poem.
Southern Light tells the story of Dr. Carl Ransome, a lonely and disillusioned man who, in retirement, has found a haven on a small island in Chesapeake Bay.
Hardcover, 675 pages
Published February 12th 1986 by Knopf
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