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<p>In <em>News from Heaven</em>, Jennifer Haigh—bestselling author of <em>Faith</em> and <em>The Condition</em>—returns to the territory of her acclaimed novel <em>Baker Towers </em>with a collection of short stories set in and around the fictionalized coal-mining town of Bakerton, Pennsylvania.</p><p>Exploring themes of restlessness, regret, redemption and acceptance, Jennifer Haigh depicts men and women of different generations shaped by dreams and haunted by disappointments. </p><p>Janet Maslin of the <em>New York Times</em> has called Haigh's Bakerton stories "utterly, entrancingly alive on the page," comparable to Richard Russo's <em>Empire Falls</em>.</p>