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Nora Gallagher is the author of Changing Light, Things Seen and Unseen: A Year Lived in Faith, and Practicing Resurrection: A Memoir of Work, Doubt, Discernment, and Moments of Grace. Her essays, book reviews, and journalism have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, DoubleTake, and Mother Jones, among other publications. She is also the editor of the award-winning Notes from the Field, a collection of literary essays about the outdoors. She sits on the advisory board of the Yale Divinity School.

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Changing Light

Written by Nora Gallagher


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $13.95

Nora Gallagher’s elegant debut novel is a love story set in Los Alamos in 1945, in the shadow of the creation of the first atomic bomb.

During the last summer of World War II, in the beautiful high desert of New Mexico, a young painter, Eleanor Garrigue, discovers a delirious man lying... Read more >
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Changing Light
A Novel
Written by Nora Gallagher


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 20, 2007
Price: $9.99

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The Moonlight Sonata at the Mayo Clinic

Written by Nora Gallagher


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Moonlight Sonata at the Mayo Clinic

Written by Nora Gallagher


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $15.95

A lyrical and honest portrait of illness and the way it changes life and faith, from the award-winning author of Things Seen and Unseen.
 
In the winter of 2009, Nora Gallagher was told she had an inflamed optic nerve, cause unknown, that if untreated would leave her blind. With this news, and the... Read more >

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Practicing Resurrection
A Memoir of Work, Doubt, Discernment, and Moments of Grace
Written by Nora Gallagher


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 6, 2004
Price: $16.00

In the highly praised memoir Things Seen and Unseen, Nora Gallagher reflected on a year of spiritual renewal and the fact of mortality with uncommon wisdom and grace. We rejoin her in Practicing Resurrection as Gallagher searches for direction in the wake of her brother’s death. A desire to reclaim her... Read more >

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Things Seen and Unseen
A Year Lived in Faith
Written by Nora Gallagher


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 7, 1999
Price: $15.00

“Gracefully written and moving ... Things Seen and Unseen starts with Nora Gallagher entering the labyrinth of her life ... and ultimately it leads to the center of her being.” —The Boston Globe

It started with an occasional Sunday, a “tourist’s” visit to a local church. Eventually Nora Gallagher entered into a... Read more >
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Things Seen and Unseen
A Year Lived in Faith
Written by Nora Gallagher


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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