The Piano Teacher
Plume, Mar 2004, 13.00, 304 pp.
In 1980 in Swan's Knob, North Carolina, Miss Wilma Mabry teaches piano and plays the organ at special events like the wedding of Lily Mae Strong. Though living by herself since her spouse Harry died fifteen years ago and her daughter married and relocated to New Mexico several years ago, Wilma likes her life in the small town. Though she admits she could do without the nuisance of wealthy Roy Swa...