A Paper Son

Jason Buchholz (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$16.99
Publisher
Gallery Books
Publish Date
January 01, 2016
Pages
320
Dimensions
5.4 X 1.0 X 8.4 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781440591624
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About the Author

Jason Buchholz is an editor, writer, and artist. His poetry and short fiction have appeared in Gobbledegook and Switchback. He holds a BA in psychology from UC Berkeley and an MFA in creative writing from the University of San Francisco. He lives in El Cerrito with his wife and son.

Reviews

"A Paper Son is a rivetingly imaginative debut full of deft humor and an affinity for the peculiar reminiscent of Auster and Calvino." --Jim Ruland, author of Forest of Fortune

"Buchholz's first novel showcases an imagination turned up to 11. I dig books that keep me guessing, keep me gasping with every new page, each new reveal that contorts Realism into something vitally new. I was wonderfully off balance reading A Paper Son. You've never experienced anything like this." --Joshua Mohr, author of All This Life

"A Paper Son is a fascinating exploration of blurred lines. Lines blurred between the past and present, of the real and imagined, of yearning and deliverance. A fine debut by Jason Buchholz. --Reed Farrel Coleman, New York Times Bestselling author of Robert B. Parker's The Devil Wins

"Buchholz's gripping debut is a clever supernatural thriller that plays with readers' narrative expectations. Rich, interesting characters fill this fast-paced, magical realist novel about family connections." --Publishers Weekly

"A prophetic and engrossing supernatural thriller examining how memory surfaces after a near death experience.... A Paper Son is a magical journey through memory and history.... What makes Buchholz's debut sing is...how the characters handle and rise above their exceptional circumstances to come to terms with a painful and forgotten period of Asian American history. Jason Buchholz's debut is a mesmerizing thriller of memory, loss and identity." --Shelf Awareness

"In a very different kind of thriller, Jason Buchholz's captivating debut novel delves into myth, memory and family connections. Time is fluid in this supernatural story, which travels from present-day San Francisco to rural China in the 1920s." --The San Jose Mercury News