By Jack O'Connell
(Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, Hardcover, 9781565125766, 304pp.)
Publication Date: April 2008
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O'Connell has crafted a spellbinding novel about stories and what they can do for and "to" those who create them and those who consume them. About the nature of consciousness and the power of the unknown. And, ultimately, about forgiveness and the depth of our need to extend it and receive it.
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