Guests on Earth: a novel

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"Reading Lee Smith ranks among the great pleasures of American fiction . . . Gives evidence again of the grace and insight that distinguish her work." —Robert Stone, author of Death of the Black-Haired GirlIt's 1936 when orphaned thirteen-year-old Evalina Toussaint is admitted to Highland Hospital, a mental institution in Asheville, North Carolina, known for its innovative treatments for nervous disorders and addictions. Taken under the wing of the hospital's most notable patient, Zelda Fitzgerald, Evalina witnesses cascading events that lead up to the tragic fire of 1948 that killed nine women in a locked ward, Zelda among them. Author Lee Smith has created, through a seamless blending of fiction and fact, a mesmerizing novel about a world apart—in which art and madness are luminously intertwined.

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"Reading Lee Smith ranks among the great pleasures of American fiction . . . Gives evidence again of the grace and insight that distinguish her work." —Robert Stone, author of Death of the Black-Haired Girl
It's 1936 when orphaned thirteen-year-old Evalina Toussaint is admitted to Highland Hospital, a mental institution in Asheville, North Carolina, known for its innovative treatments for nervous disorders and addictions. Taken under the wing of the hospital's most notable patient, Zelda Fitzgerald, Evalina witnesses cascading events that lead up to the tragic fire of 1948 that killed nine women in a locked ward, Zelda among them. Author Lee Smith has created, through a seamless blending of fiction and fact, a mesmerizing novel about a world apart—in which art and madness are luminously intertwined.

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subject_facet Audiobooks, Electronic books, FICTION / General, FICTION / Historical, Fitzgerald, Zelda, -- 1900-1948 -- Fiction, General Fiction, Historical fiction, Orphans -- Fiction, Pianists -- Fiction, Psychiatric hospitals -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, Teenage girls -- Fiction
title_display Guests on Earth : a novel
title_full Guests on Earth : a novel / Lee Smith, Guests on Earth : a novel [electronic resource] / Lee Smith, Guests on Earth : a novel [electronic resource] Smith, Lee, 1944-, Guests on Earth A Novel, Guests on Earth [eBook] Smith, Lee, Guests on Earth [sound recording] : a novel / Lee Smith, New York Times bestselling author of The last girls
title_short Guests on Earth :
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