Northern Lights

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Product Details

Price
$17.00
Publisher
Crown Publishing Group (NY)
Publish Date
Pages
372
Dimensions
5.28 X 7.96 X 1.04 inches | 0.67 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780767904414

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About the Author

TIM O'BRIEN received the 1979 National Book Award in fiction for Going After Cacciato. His other works include the Pulitzer finalist and a New York Times Book of the Century, The Things They Carried; the acclaimed novels Tomcat in Love and Northern Lights; and the national bestselling memoir If I Die in a Combat Zone. His novel In the Lake of the Woods received the James Fenimore Cooper Prize from the Society of American Historians and was named the best novel of 1994 by Time. In 2010 he received the Katherine Anne Porter Award for a distinguished lifetime body of work and in 2012 he received the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award from the Dayton Literary Peace Prize Foundation. He was awarded the Pritzker Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing in 2013.

Reviews

"The suspense is spellbinding.. . . What puts this tale above countless others is the care and eloquence of Tim O'Brien."
--Chicago Sun-Times

"Northern Lights is a thrilling story . . . which can be read and enjoyed simply as an adventure story, but digs deeper than that."
--Irish Times

"Gripping and convincing. . . . Northern Lights is an impressive first novel."
--Times Literary Supplement

"O'Brien writes superbly, he also has a wonderful ear for ordinary American idiom and the ability to fine-tune its innate rhythms, cadences, and imagery into an authentic popular poetry."
--The Guardian

"Haunting. . . . Survival, courage, and heroes are examined beautifully and simply."
--Publishers Weekly