Book Reviews of The Valley of Light

The Valley of Light
The Valley of Light
Author: Terry Kay
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ISBN-13: 9780743475952
ISBN-10: 074347595X
Publication Date: 10/5/2004
Pages: 256
Rating:
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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3.5 stars, based on 11 ratings
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Book Type: Paperback
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A wonderful story if you love people. It's no wonder this was made into a Hallmark TV movie, but don't let that put you off. It's better to pretend this is a book that only you have discovered.
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Touching, simple story
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Good read.
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Noah Locke, a native of Georgia, has returned from WWII where he was a member of the division which liberated Dacha. His mama and daddy are dead and his brother is in jail so he becomes a wondering fish seller and listener. His wandering takes him to Bowerstown Community in North Carolina where he meets friends, gets a job, and becomes known as a master at fishing. This Southern novel has its twists to hold hold my interests. Hey, it's a Terry Kay, and made my day.
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I only recently discovered Terry Kay (where have I been?) and I'm on my fourth book right now. The Valley of Light was exactly what I expected from Kay--good writing, perhaps even great. Should I ever write a novel, I would hope it would be as good as this one.
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This is the story of a young man who has returned from WWII and is roaming around the Southern part of the U.S. He meets someone who tells him about a wonderful fishing spot and he travels to this area. In this area he meets warm and friendly people and he makes a decision about his future life. It is a warm story told in the slower pace of life back in the 40s and well written. It is only 248 pages. Because I enjoyed this book, I read another of his books, "Taking Lottie Home".