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They Came Like Swallows

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hrough the eyes of two boys and their father, William Maxwell reveals the complex woman who is the unacknowledged source of their happiness--and whose death during the influenza epic of 1918 will devastate them all. They Came Like Swallows tenderly depicts the currents of love and need that run through every family--and whose true depth becomes evident only in moments of tragedy.

About the Author

William Maxwell has written a new Introduction for this Modern Library edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679772576
Author:
Maxwell, William
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Death
Subject:
Mothers
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Mothers -- Death -- Fiction.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage International
Series Volume:
1-2
Publication Date:
19970331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.00x5.18x.62 in. .46 lbs.

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