Fellowship of Ghosts: Travels in the Land of Midnight Sun

Fellowship of Ghosts: Travels in the Land of Midnight Sun

by Paul Watkins

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312359416
Publisher: Picador
Publication date: 12/12/2006
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 353,319
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.57(d)

About the Author

Paul Watkins is the author of ten novels and the memoir Stand Before Your God. He attended The Dragon School, Eton, and Yale, and currently lives with his family in Princeton, New Jersey, where he teaches at the Peddie School and Lawrenceville Academy.

Table of Contents

Deep-Sea Dreamer     1
The Great Silence     17
Rainbows Like Wings     33
The Disguise of the Blue-Eyed Girl     53
Cloudberries     71
"I Am the Reason"     97
"Words Are Not for Such Things"     115
Elementals     125
I See Myself Dead     145
"The Englishman Is Mad"     157
In Love with Matilda     175
These Stones Are Whispering     195
The Lesson of the Grail     215
Epilogue     229
Bibliography     231
Acknowledgments     235
Introduction     ix
Acknowledgments     xv
Time of Triumph     1
Westsylvania     15
Formative Years     33
Pulling Up Roots     44
Elected     63
Civil War     76
Off to Congress     93
Reconstruction     106
Reconstruction Continues     123
Mr. Speaker     133
Storm, Calm, Then a Bigger Storm     146
In the Minority, But....     161
1876     174
The Great State Steal     191
Once Again, a Bridesmaid     209
An Inexpressible Horror     223
The Aftermath     243
The Election of 1884     259
Civilian Life     283
Mr. Secretary Redux     302
Last Blows and Last Acts     323
Epilogue     337
Bibliography     349
Index     360

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