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- ISBN: 9780679604259 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: New York : The Dial Press, 2011.
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"Bright's Passage shines with a compressed lyricism that recalls Ray Bradbury in his prime...This is the work of a gifted novelist..." -- Stephen King, The New York Times Book ReviewJosh Ritter's first novel is a wondrous, suspenseful, and uniquely affecting story of the journey taken by a father and his infant son.Henry Bright is newly returned to West Virginia from the battlefields of the First World War. Grief struck by the death of his young wife and unsure of how to care for the infant son she left behind, Bright is soon confronted by the destruction of the only home he's ever known. His only hope for safety is the angel who has followed him to Appalachia from the trenches of France and who now promises to protect him and his son.Together, Bright and his newborn, along with a cantankerous goat and the angel guiding them, make their way through a landscape ravaged by forest fire toward an uncertain salvation,...
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