One August Day

One August Day

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What happens at the center of a life-changing storm such as Katrina or Camille? Charlotte Morgan imagines what such a disaster could be like for the people involved in One August Day. According to Mary Carroll in Booklist, "A browbeaten woman grasps the damage her cruel husband is doing to their three children. A runaway teenager tries to make a place for himself. A teacher heads for a new life with the man she loves. A prison escapee plots biblical revenge. An elderly woman in intermittent contact with reality rules the ancient mansion she hasn't left in years. A vivid and involving story." One August Day was nominated for the Virginia Literary Prize in Fiction.
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About Charlotte G Morgan

Charlotte G. Morgan is the author of One August Day, Protecting Elvis, and numerous published short stories, including one selected for a prestigious Pushcart Prize. She was awarded a M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Virginia Commonwealth University where she studied with literary giants Tom DeHaven, Paule Marshall, and Lee Smith. For over twenty-five summers she has served as Writer-In-Residence at Nimrod Hall Summer Arts Program in the mountains of Virginia, where she has been fortunate to work with authors Cathryn Hankla and Sheri Reynolds.
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