Chattanooga by Chet Raymo

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Set against the backdrop of World War II and growing racial tension in Tennessee, Chattanooga finds Mamie Buffon, her seven daughters, two son-in-laws, granddaughter, bed-ridden brother, and two black housekeepers packed together in a highly dysfunctional household fraught with marital, sexual and racial tension. None of them could possibly imagine what the summer of 1944 had in store for them as the novel hurtles towards its dramatic conclusion.
 

About Chet Raymo

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Chet Raymo grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee and is Professor Emeritus of physics and astronomy at Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts. He is the author of more than a dozen books on science and nature for a popular audience, and four novels. His novel The Dork of Cork was made into the motion picture Frankie Starlight. He is a winner of the prestigious Lannan Literary Award. Raymo's weekly column "Science Musings" appreared in the Boston Globe from 1983-2003, and his musings can still be read online at www.sciencemusings.com.
 
Published May 23, 2011 by Platypus Multimedia. 223 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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