A trip to Seattle last week led me to Elliot Bay Books, in the Capital Hill neighborhood. After having some coffee at Odd Fellows Cafe, it was time to go book shopping …
“Unmoored and adrift after his movie star wife leaves him, the once promising poet Jamie Mangan travels to Ireland to find his roots and, he hopes, himself. On the trail of a dead Irish poet who may be his great grandfather (and also his doppelganger), he meets more family than he bargained for… . Moore renders both the ugly and the beautiful with lyrical ease, and the narrtive burns with pitch-perfect suspense — sublime and terrifying in its depths.”
Employee review by Casey O.
Finally - - back in print again. An extraordinary book about the collision of culture, the cusp of adulthood and the mystical land of Australia.”
Employee review by Tracy.