Carry Me Across the Water: A Novel

Carry Me Across the Water: A Novel

Ethan Canin


Breathtaking in its suspense and wonder, Carry Me around the Water is the tale of a man’s turbulent trip, together with his family members, in the course of the significant years of the 20 th century. younger August Kleinman escapes from Nazi Germany to the US, the place his mother’s words—“Take the recommendation of no one”—fate him to a lifetime of boldness and originality, from the bad streets of latest York to the marble mansions of business Pittsburgh, from outdated international Hamburg to the jungle islands of the Pacific. finally, close to the top of an extended and bountiful existence, his solution of a haunting stumble upon with a jap soldier in the course of international battle ultimately illuminates, on the private degrees, the way in which genuine lives really spread. From the author hailed as “the such a lot mature and finished novelist of his iteration” (Alan Cheuse, nationwide Public Radio) comes this “exquisitely modulated brief novel” (Los Angeles Times), which “eases its silky-smooth approach right into a reader’s awareness whilst it plumbs the depths” (Newsday).

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