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The Boy in His Winter: An American Novel
The Boy in His Winter An American Novel
Author: Norman Lock
“In this surreal and otherworldly river journey through time, Norman Lock transports Huck Finn down the Mississippi and deep into America?s history—and future. Elegant and imaginative, The Boy in His Winter is a tale that?s as hypnotic as it is profound.? —GILBERT KING, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781934137765
ISBN-10: 1934137766
Publication Date: 5/13/2014
Pages: 192
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2.3 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: Bellevue Literary Press
Book Type: Paperback
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So, how do I begin? This is a most unusual book. Not sure I've ever read anything like it. Sort of sci-fi, sort of historical, sort of fiction, sort of memoir (of a fictional character, or is he?), definitely time travel. I did enjoy it though simply because it was so different. Have always been a huge fan of Mark Twain, hence my interest in the book. Only aspect I didn't like was that the last section seemed like an add-on. I think the author could have treated the last section better; it held no spell for me. Slogged through it but fortunately it wasn't a long section. I do recommend it for anyone looking for a novel "out of the box".


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