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The Figure at the Fountain
     

The Figure at the Fountain

by Shirley Ann Parker
 
This is one of the most intriguing and charming short stories from Discoveries: A Journey Through Life (ISBN 0-7414-0771-X, ISBN 9780741-407719). A son and brother returns to his family home in Southern California upon the imminent passing of his father with whom he had a tumultuous relationship. But it is his glimpses of the spirit of his beloved mother that make him

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This is one of the most intriguing and charming short stories from Discoveries: A Journey Through Life (ISBN 0-7414-0771-X, ISBN 9780741-407719). A son and brother returns to his family home in Southern California upon the imminent passing of his father with whom he had a tumultuous relationship. But it is his glimpses of the spirit of his beloved mother that make him wonder why he came back. The dialog between other characters is real and the setting is almost tactile. All the stories in the collection reflect family values from a visual and humane writer with a powerful sense of place.

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Product Details

BN ID:
2940014978248
Publisher:
Topaz Cove Creations
Publication date:
07/20/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
211
File size:
93 KB

Meet the Author

Shirley Ann Parker's fiction and non-fiction for all ages has appeared in a variety of publications. Born and raised in Hampshire, England, she has lived and worked in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota and Utah, in addition to two very extended stays in California. She earned a BA in English with a minor in Communication from Weber State University, graduating with multiple honors.

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