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Where Have the Fireflies Gone James S. Elrod Jr.

Where Have the Fireflies Gone

James S. Elrod Jr.

Published April 17th 2004
ISBN : 9781413715422
Paperback
252 pages
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What would a group of people write of their personal lives, knowing that it wouldnat be read until only one member remained to compile the memoirs? Ion, Leonard, Richard, and Sarah were given that opportunity. Four intriguing people recorded theirMoreWhat would a group of people write of their personal lives, knowing that it wouldnat be read until only one member remained to compile the memoirs? Ion, Leonard, Richard, and Sarah were given that opportunity. Four intriguing people recorded their thoughts and interpretations of private and shared experiences, sometimes with shocking candor. Ion and Leonard are from wealthy turn of the century families who are forced into an arranged marriage due to their predilections and indiscretions. Richard is their spoiled son who doesnat find out about the family secret until adulthood. Sarah, his wife and Ionas confidante, is frustrated by her role as housewife and puts her energy into Richardas career with disappointing consequences. As Amber, the last surviving member of the group, said, aThese were their lives as they lived them- some of it was beautiful and some of it was not. They were people with flaws and perfections- they were a dichotomy- they were human.a