Allan Gurganus - Local Souls

Monday, October 7, 2013 - 7:00pm

With the meteoric success of Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All, Allan Gurganus placed himself among America's most original and emotionally engaged storytellers. If his first comic novel mapped the late nineteenth-century South, Local Souls ($25.95) brings the twisted hilarity of Flannery O'Connor kicking into our new century.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
Local Souls Cover Image
ISBN: 9780871403797
Availability: Special Order
Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - September 23rd, 2013

Wells Tower says of Gurganus, "No living writer knows more about how humans matter to each other." Such ties of love produce hilarious, if wrenching, complications: "Fear Not" gives us a banker's daughter seeking the child she was forced to surrender when barely fifteen, only to find an adult rescuer she might have invented.