Books by Larry Baker

THE EDUCATION OF NANCY ADAMS by Larry Baker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2014

"A winning portrait of a high school teacher who struggles with her new career and memories of her own days as a student."
Back in the late 1970s, Nancy Adams had a fling with her high school teacher Russell Parsons. Twenty years later, widowed and adrift and living in her childhood home outside Jacksonville, Florida, she accepts Russell's offer to teach at her old high school. He's now the principal. Read full book review >
THE FLAMINGO RISING by Larry Baker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 2, 1997

"This is, at times, a truly affecting work, and an inventive one, but too clamorous in its parts to be a complete success."
Give newcomer Baker points for audacity: He sets out to write a novel that's a highly original coming-of-age tale, a story of warring families, a mediation on the complex nature of familial affection, and a tale of matricide—among other things. Read full book review >