Maria Light

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Maria Light
First edition
Author Lester Goran
Country United States
Language English
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Publication date
Media type Print (hardback)
Pages 181
OCLC 1313097

Maria Light is a novel by the American writer Lester Goran set in 1940s Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

It tells the story of Maria Light, a recent widow in a Pittsburgh government housing project called Addison Terrace as she tries to survive, providing for her three children and her elderly father-in-law.


  • Demarest, David P. (1976). From These Hills, From These Valleys: Selected Fiction about Western Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. ISBN 0-8229-1123-X.