Thorndike Press

The Flicker of Old Dreams

  • Susan Henderson
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  • ISBN-10: 1432851225
  • ISBN-13: 9781432851224
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.10 lbs ( .50 kgs)
  • 416 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released June 2018

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Overview

With the quiet precision of Jane Smiley’s A Thousand Acres and the technical clarity of Mary Roach’s Stiff, this is a novel about a young woman who comes most alive while working in her father’s mortuary in the small, forgotten town of Petroleum. Reserved, introspective, and deeply lonely, Mary strikes up an unlikely friendship with another outsider and finally begins to consider what might happen if she dared to leave Petroleum.

Reviews

Customer Reviews

“Henderson gives a glimmer of hope for the future at the end . . . resulting in a contemplative and memorable novel.”

— Publishers Weekly