Until I Find You Author:John Irving This is the story of Jack Burns. His mother, Alice, is a tattoo artist. When Jack is four he travels with Alice trying to find Jack's missing father, William, a church organist who is addicted to tattoos. But William can't be found. — Jack is educated in schools in Canada and New England, but he is shaped by his relationships with older women.... more »
Irving renders Jack's life as an actor with the same richness and range of emotions he uses to describe tattoo parlors in the North Sea ports and music Jack heard as a child in European churches.
Until I Find You is suffused with sadness and deception it is also robust and comic, certain to be compared to Irving's most moving works.« less