Reservation Road (BOK)

John Burnham Schwartz

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At the close of a beautiful summer day near the quiet Connecticut town where they live, the Learner family - Ethan and Grace, their children, Josh and Emma - stop at a gas station on their way home from a concert. Josh Learner, lost in a ten-year-old's private world, is standing at the edge of the road when a car comes racing around the bend. He is hit and instantly killed. The car speeds away. From this moment forward, "Reservation Road" becomes a harrowing countdown to the confrontation between two very different men. The hit-and-run driver is a small-town lawyer named Dwight Arno, a man in desperate need of a second chance. Dwight is also the father of a ten-year-old boy, who was asleep in the car the night Josh Learner was killed. In a gripping narrative woven from the voices of Ethan, Dwight, and Grace, "Reservation Road" tells the story of two ordinary families facing an extraordinary crisis - a book that reads like a thriller but opens up a world rich with psychological nuance and emotional wisdom. "Reservation Road" explores the terrain of grief even as it astonishes with unexpected redemption: powerful and wrenching and impossible to put down.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter John Burnham Schwartz
Forlag
Constable & Robinson
ISBN 9781780334585
Antall sider 304 Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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