The Lightning Jar

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University Of Iowa Press
General Fiction (Adult)
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The Lightning Jar is about lonely children. It may be more about lonely children than any other book. These children are good at making imaginary friends but have trouble keeping them. For instance...

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“The sentences in this book are small shots of beauty and compression. The prose has the feel of life, but life seen and experienced deeply, with great sensitivity and intelligence, carrying the...

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