This story, set around the sole survivor of a plane crash, follows the lives of the people around him in the aftermath, the effect disaster has on them and the way in which they all struggle to re-establish themselves.
A stranger appears at the home of a couple who watched a plane crash two days earlier. He is the sole survivor of the disaster, although he mysteriously chooses not to reveal this, nor anything of his past.
J. Robert Lennon grew up in Phillipsburg, New Jersey. After completing his BA in English at the University of Pennsylvania he went on a creative writing course at the University of Montana. His first novel, The Light of Falling Stars stemmed from a recurring childhood dream about an air crash. It went on to win the 1997 Barnes and Noble Discover Great Writers Award. The Funnies, J. Robert Lennon's second novel, was published in 1999 and his third is On the Night Plain. J. Robert Lennon lives in Ithaca, New York State, with his wife and son. Granta Books will publish his collection of very short stories, Pieces for the Left Hand, in 2005.
Light of Falling Stars by J. Robert Lennon
J. Robert Lennon
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