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Product Details

Price
$16.00
Publisher
Berkley Books
Publish Date
Pages
384
Dimensions
5.46 X 0.83 X 8.24 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780451227850
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About the Author

John Shors traveled extensively throughout Asia after graduating from Colorado College in 1991, living for several years in Japan, where he taught English, and then trekking across the continent, visiting ten countries and climbing the Himalayas. More recently, Mr. Shors worked as a newspaper reporter in his hometown, Des Moines, Iowa, before entering public relations and moving to Boulder, Colorado. Beneath a Marble Sky is his first novel.

Reviews

"In a large cast of appealing characters, the street children are the heart of this book; their talents, friendships, and perils keep you turning the pages."
-Karen Joy Fowler, "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Jane Austen Book Club"
"I loved this book and cared deeply about the characters brought to life by Shors' clear sensitivity to the plight of the unseen and unwanted in Vietnam."
-Elizabeth Flock, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Me & Emma"
"Amid the wreckage of what's known in Vietnam as the "American War," Shors has set his sprawling, vibrant novel. All of his characters--hustlers, humanitarians, street children--carry wounds, visible or otherwise. And in the cacophony of their voices, he asks that most essential question: "How can we be better?"
-David Oliver Relin, bestselling author of "Three Cups of Tea"
"There is a tenderness in this moving, deeply descriptive novel that brings all those frequently hidden qualities ofi
?In a large cast of appealing characters, the street children are the heart of this book; their talents, friendships, and perils keep you turning the pages.?
?Karen Joy Fowler, "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Jane Austen Book Club"

?I loved this book and cared deeply about the characters brought to life by Shors? clear sensitivity to the plight of the unseen and unwanted in Vietnam.?
?Elizabeth Flock, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Me & Emma"