I Hate to Leave This Beautiful Place

By Howard Norman
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Hardcover, 9780547385426, 208pp.)

Publication Date: July 9, 2013

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Compact Disc, MP3 CD, Compact Disc

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Description

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

Two of Howard Norman’s novels, The Northern Lights (1987) and The Bird Artist (1994), were nominated for the National Book Award. His other novels include The Museum Guard, The Haunting of L, Devotion, and What is Left the Daughter. His books have been translated into twelve languages. Norman is the recipient of a Lannan Award in fiction, and he teaches at the University of Maryland.

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