My Brother's Passion

Product Number: EB00634158
Released: Feb 16, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504028493
Publisher: The Permanent Press
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Description

In this small gem of a novel, a thoughtful boy on the lip of adolescence struggles to make sense of the evil that resides in his small town. Told with brilliant, lyric push, this tale reveals the unconscious rush that childhood is, that nagging dream that still persists because it means something to the heart. At twelve, this boy floats quietly through his world, voyeur to the complexities that both bind and tear his seemingly placid community. He follows his father, a staunch Baptist, when he joins a strike at the town's one plant, follows his mother, an Asian war bride, who wants most it seems to erase herself, tracks the mystery of a young prostitute he hopes can heal his older brother who is adrift after a tour in Vietnam.

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Author(s): D. James Smith
Original Publish Date: Feb 16, 2016

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