The Baker's Secret
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About the Author
Stephen P. Kiernan has won numerous awards, including the Brechner Center's Freedom of Information Award, the Scripps Howard Award for Distinguished Service to the First Amendment, and the George Polk Award. He is the author of two previous novels, The Curiosity and The Hummingbird, and two nonfiction books. He lives in Vermont with his two sons.
Praise for The Baker's Secret: "Transcends even a critical moment in history to suggest the inescapable human condition of ignorance of the future, and the absolute necessity of hope, courage, and unselfish sacrifice." -- Sena Naslund, author of Ahab's Wife, Four Spirits, and The Fountain of St. James Court
"A tale beautifully, wisely, and masterfully told."
-- Paula McLain, author of The Paris Wife and Circling the Sun
"This many-faceted, thought-provoking story prompts soul-searching about life, war, and death." -- Booklist
"Remarkably touching, insightful and timely... bridges several powerful stories of life and death that explore the cost of courage and the true meaning of heroism... Illuminating, uplifting and ultimately redemptive." -- RT Book Reviews (4 1/2 stars)
"In this moving saga, Stephen P. Kiernan tells the story of soldiers and survivors, heroes and healing. . . . I'm not sure I've ever read a novel that so poignantly depicts the brevity of life, the significance of each moment, the impact we have on one another." -- Mary Morris, author of The Jazz Palace