I Hate to Leave This Beautiful Place

I Hate to Leave This Beautiful Place

By Howard Norman

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), Hardcover, 9780547385426, 194pp.

Publication Date: July 9, 2013


A memoir of the haunting and redemptive events of the acclaimed writer's life—the betrayal of a con-man father; a murder-suicide in his family's house; the presence of an oystercatcher—each one, as the saying goes, stranger than fiction.

About the Author
Howard Norman is the author of three novels--"The Northern Lights, The Bird Artist, "and "The Museum Guard"--and a story collection, "The Chauffeur". He has twice been named as a finalist for the National Book Award. He lives with his family in Vermont and Washington D.C.