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Source of Light, the (1981) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

The Source of Light continues the saga of the Mayfield family, here focusing on Hutchins Mayfield, whose desire for self-knowledge removes him from his secure existence as a prep school teacher and takes him on a journey to Oxford and Italy to study and write. Hutchins comes back home for a family crisis but ultimately returns to England, where he achieves a maturity that enables him to cope with commitments, abandonments, and the creation of an honest personal agenda.

Original title: The Source of Light
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionMidlife Crises, Journeys Of Discovery
FictionGeneral FictionTies That BindMultigenerational Sagas

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Great Circle: The Mayfield Trilogy, a (2001) [Omnibus Volume]
      Author: Reynolds Price

Edition #1: Source of Light, the

Source of Light, the (1981)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Price's scenes are rich with detail and glow evocatively in the memory; his language is that of a poet who has found his theme and exalts in unfolding it for you." The Chicago Tribune
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Manifested in:

Source of Light, the (May 1995)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Scribner
ISBN: 9780684813387
Dimensions: 5.18 x 8.14 x .70 in
Pages: 336

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