How to Get Home by Bret Lott
A Novella and Stories

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A novella based on the same characters as Lott's Jewel (an Oprah selection) along with 16 short stories.

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Bret Lott is a native of Los Angeles. "Jewel, " his internationally celebrated novel of love and loss in 1940s Mississippi, was a national bestseller and a popular Oprah's Book Club(TM) selection. The author of four other highly acclaimed novels -- "The Man Who Owned Vermont, A Stranger's House, Reed's Beach, " and "The Hunt Club" -- Lott has also written two collections of widely anthologized short stories, "A Dream of Old Leaves" and "How to Get Home." He lives with his wife and two sons near Charleston, South Carolina, and teaches writing at the College of Charleston and Vermont College.
Published July 1, 1996 by John F Blair Pub. 201 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, War. Fiction

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The undercurrents, both numinous and tragic, in the lives of grocery-store clerks, salesmen, janitors and other ordinary folk are revealed in this breathtaking second story collection (after A Dream of Old Leaves) from novelist Lott.

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