Audiobook: The Windows of Heaven

The Windows of Heaven
Ron Rozelle

Available here

The Windows of Heaven (2000) is now available as an audiobook! Immerse yourself in Rozelle’s narrative, set in Galveston during the 1900 storm, in a sweeping novel that follows the fates of several richly drawn characters. Get yours on Audible today!

It’s the story of Galveston herself, the grand old lady of the Gulf Coast, with her harbor filled with ships from the world over; her Victorian homes and her brothels and her grand pavilions set in their own parks; and her stately mansions along Broadway, the highest ground on the island, at eight feet above sea level. All must face their darkest night now, as nature hurls the worst she can muster at the narrow strip of sand and saltgrass that is doomed to become, for a time, part of the ocean floor.

This is the story of heroes and villains, of courage and sacrifice and, most of all, of people trying desperately to survive. And it is the story of an era now gone, of splendor and injustice, filled with the simple joy of living.

Winner of the 2000 Texas Review Fiction Prize.

Ron Rozelle is the author of Into That Good Night (Farrar, Straus, Giroux), which was a finalist for the PEN American West Creative Nonfiction Prize and the Texas Institute of Letters Carr P. Collins Award. He lives in Lake Jackson with his wife Karen and their daughters and teaches creative writing and English.

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