Is there a voice for which Chris Bohjalian cannot write? I think not! In Close Your Eyes, he speaks for a brittle, teenage girl, whose brain chemistry was messing up her life even before a nuclear disaster took down a fair chunk of Vermont with her. Emily's stark tale of survival will haunt you, as will the thought that it could be so easy for much of the country to adjust and move on. -Rosemary
Gail Godwin (Evensong, Unfinished Desires) returns with Flora. Narrator Helen, "going on 11," is the relentlessly charismatic and wry star of this stirring and wondrous novel set in the mountains of North Carolina during the summer of 1945.
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