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The Night Travellers (Banner Books)

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Elizabeth Spencer is "a master storyteller" (San Francisco Chronicle), her work called "dazzling" by Walker Percy. Whether she's writing short stories or novels, Spencer is acclaimed for holding her worlds up to light and turning them to see what they reflect. The Night Travellers, set in North Carolina and Montreal during the Vietnam War years, is her most revealing work yet.Mary Kerr Harbison is a promising teenaged dancer when she meets Jefferson Blaise, an intellectual radical-in-the-making. He becomes a part of her life and over the objections of Mary's wealthy, abusive mother, her husband.

But although Jeff's heart is devoted to Mary, his life is devoted to protesting the Vietnam War--at first through the public rallies, later through guerilla tactics. As Jeff is drawn deeper and deeper into the movement, he and Mary are forced to go underground and eventually move to Canada. Jeff's activities keep him on the move, and Mary, living in Montreal, struggles to raise her daughter and make a life for herself.

An exploration of a dramatic period in our history, The Night Travellers is a powerful depiction of lives forever changed by political beliefs and fervidly held convictions.

Synopsis:

A Vietnam-era novel of love, protest, and fervent beliefs

About the Author

Elizabeth Spencer is the author of nine novels, seven collections of short stories, a memoir, and a play. Her novella The Light in the Piazza (1960) was adapted for the screen in 1962 and transformed into a Tony-winning Broadway musical of the same name in 2005. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a charter member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781617032400
Author:
Spencer, Elizabeth
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
Author:
er, Elizabeth
Author:
Spenc
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Banner Books Series
Publication Date:
20120231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
378
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 in

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Popular Fiction » Military
History and Social Science » World History » General

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