A richly detailed, poignant, and utterly fascinating look into another culture and how it is cross-pollinated by our own. It brings to mind the work of Ha Jin in its power and revelation of the new.--T.
Born, raised and abandoned in Harlem, Silver Jones starts out with the odds against her. With a drug-addicted prostitute for a mother and no father in the picture, Silver takes a vow to overcome her trying circumstances and strives to become a doctor.
This remarkable new translation of the Nobel Prize#8212;winner#8217;s great masterpiece is a major literary event. Thomas Mann regarded his monumental retelling of the biblical story of Joseph as his magnum opus.
PFirst published in 1977, IThe Shining quickly became a benchmark in the literary career of Stephen King. This tale of a troubled man hired to care for a remote mountain resort over the winter, his loyal wife, and their uniquely gifted son slowly but steadily unfolds as secrets from the Overlook Hotels past are revealed, and the hotel itself attempts to claim the very souls of the Torrance family.