This item has been added to your basket View basket Checkout. The Boy in His Winter is a glorious meditation on justice, truth, loyalty, story, and the alchemical effects of love, a reminder of our capacity to be changed by the continuously evolving world 'when it strikes fire against the mind's flint,' and by profoundly moving novels like this. As time unfurls on the river's banks, they witness decisive battles of the Civil War, the betrayal of Reconstruction's promises to the freed slaves, the crushing of Native American nations, and the electrification of a continent.
Huck, who finally comes of age when he's washed up on shore during Hurricane Katrina, narrates the story as an older and wiser man in , revealing our nation's past, present, and future as Mark Twain could never have dreamed it. The Boy in His Winter is a tour-de-force work of imagination, beauty, and courage that re-envisions a great American literary classic for our time.
The Boy in His Winter: An American Novel by Norman Lock
Norman Lock is the award-winning author of novels, short fiction, and poetry, as well as stage, radio, and screenplays. Lock lives in Aberdeen, New Jersey. Added to basket. Paris Echo. Sebastian Faulks.
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