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by Joanna Higgins

Category: United States
Subcategory: Fiction
Author: Joanna Higgins
ISBN: 0915943794
ISBN13: 978-0915943791
Language: English
Publisher: Milkweed Editions; First Edition edition (March 1, 1993)
Pages: 165
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Joanna Higgins is the author of A Soldier's Book, Dead Center, and The Importance of High Places, a collection of short stories. She received her PhD from SUNY-Binghamton, where she studied under John Gardner.

Joanna Higgins is the author of A Soldier's Book, Dead Center, and The Importance of High Places, a collection of short stories. An adoptive mother of two children, Higgins lives with her family in upstate New York. Waiting for the Queen is her fist book for young readers. Books by Joanna Higgins

Stories and a Novella

Stories and a Novella. Similar transcendent moments occur in & (a depressed and aging man finds spiritual relief in a neglected theme park); in & Importance of High Places In a Flat Town,'' (a young quarry- worker struggles to believe he'll someday escape the confines of circumstance); and in & the thoughtful, accomplished novella (a guilt-ridden Catholic priest revisits the site in Hawaii where an old adversary died-and takes the reader along on a captivating spiritual journey).

The worthy Irish name Higgins, taken in marriage, masks Joanna Higgins' background as a fourth-generation Polish-American. The Importance of High Places: Stories and a Novella Mar 1, 1993. She grew up in a small northern Michigan town on Lake Huron-Alpena-where Polish was regularly spoken and relatives gathered to talk and tell stories long into the evenings. A love of reading morphed into an early love of writing. In college she majored in English and eventually went on to earn a P. and teach in several colleges and universities.

Select Format: Paperback. ISBN13:9780915943791. Release Date:February 1993.

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The Importance of High Places. A Novel of Early America. Although two characters in this book are historical personages-the Vicomte de Noailles and the Marquis Antoine Omer Talon-and other historical figures are alluded to, this is a work of fiction. The characters and events herein are either fictional or used fictitiously. Any similarity to real persons, living or dead, is unintended and coincidental except where substantiated by actual historical events.

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Stories deal with the search for meaning of a classical pianist, a widow, a truck driver, the owners of a tourist stop, and an old priest
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