Mary Lois Timbes

2:32 pm
Mon February 2, 2009

The Fair Hope of Heaven: A Hundred Years After Utopia, by Mary Lois Timbes

Timbes is something of an expert on Fairhope, having written a previous Fairhope book, Meet Me at the Butterfly Tree, with Robert E. Bell. She has a pride in the town's unusual history, and she has a lament, a sad feeling, for what has happened to Fairhope recently. So this book serves as a kind of warning to pleasant, quaint places everywhere.

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