Falling Out of Time

Falling Out of Time

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A bereaved father, who, after five years, still cannot come to terms with his son’s death, leaves his wife and home to try to find the (3z(Bthere,(3y (Bwhere the boy’s soul resides. As he relentlessly walks through and around his village, the Walking Man is joined by others who have lost their children.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario ; McClelland & Stewart, a division of Random House of Canada Limited, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780385350136
0385350139
9780771036408
077103640X
9780345805850
0345805852
Branch Call Number: FIC
Characteristics: 193 pages ; 20 cm

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It’s fair to say that Grossman’s writing references issues from his personal life. In his last novel, To the End of the Land, a family struggles with the decision of a son to enter the Israeli army. This was also true for Grossman’s family. Tragically, his son was killed as was the son of the pro... Read More »


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ChristchurchLib May 18, 2014

"Announcing that he must embark on a journey in search of his dead son, a man walks in ever-widening circles around his town and beyond, picking up similarly bereaved companions with whom he explores questions about the potential for overcoming death and reconnecting with lost loved ones. By the award-winning author of To the End of the Land." Fiction A to Z May 2014 newsletter http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/96117fb3-f773-4ebe-a30e-0933ee1fb11f?postId=88caf547-9d7c-4692-932a-8cbe7ef5fe90

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mclarjh
Mar 27, 2014

Unusual format failed to convey any mood, in my opinion.

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