cover image The Woman Lit by Fireflies

The Woman Lit by Fireflies

Jim Harrison. Pocket Books, $18.95 (256pp) ISBN 978-0-671-74452-6

Four affluent former '60s radicals are called upon to rescue an ex-cohort from a Mexican jail; a hard-drinking diver for an illegal scavenging firm dredges an Indian's body from Lake Superior; a woman hides in an Iowa cornfield after fleeing her bigoted husband. ``In each novella, the past rises up to challenge these deeply probed characters, forcing them to make moral choices,'' said PW. (Oct.)