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The heart of a distant forest : a novel

Author: Philip Lee Williams
Publisher: Atlanta : Peachtree Publishers, ©1991.
Series: Southern classics series (Atlanta, Ga.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Retired professor Andrew Lachlan has returned to his family home on a lake in central Georgia to die. And yet he has never felt so alive, so ready to learn about the natural world around him. Having taught all his life, he is ready for solitude. But a young country boy, Willie Sullivan, disrupts Lachlan's search for order and rekindles memories he thought long dead.--Author's website.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Lee Williams
ISBN: 1561450588 9781561450589
OCLC Number: 23140567
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : W.W. Norton, 1984
Description: 221 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Southern classics series (Atlanta, Ga.)
Responsibility: by Philip Lee Williams.

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Retired professor Andrew Lachlan has returned to his family home on a lake in central Georgia to die. And yet he has never felt so alive, so ready to learn about the natural world around him. Having taught all his life, he is ready for solitude. But a young country boy, Willie Sullivan, disrupts Lachlan's search for order and rekindles memories he thought long dead.--Author's website.

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