About Grace (Paperback)

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Forlaget skriver: Beautifully written and compelling, About Grace is the brilliant debut novel from Anthony Doerr. Growing up in Alaska, young David Winkler is crippled by his dreams. At nine, he dreams a man is decapitated by a passing truck on the path outside his family's home. The next day, unable to prevent it, he witnesses an exact replay of his dream in real life. The premonitions keep coming, unstoppably. He sleepwalks during them, bringing catastrophe into his reach. Then, as unstoppable as a vision, he falls in love, at the supermarket (exactly as he already dreamed) with Sandy. They flee south, landing in Ohio, where their daughter Grace is born. And then the visions of Grace's death begin for Winkler, as their waterside home is inundated. Plagued by the same horrific images of Grace drowning, when the floods come, he cannot face his destiny and flees. He beaches on a remote Caribbean island, where he works as a handyman, chipping away at his doubts and hopes, never knowing whether Grace survived the flood or met the doom he foretold. After two decades, he musters the strength to find out...

    • Sideantal
      416
    • Udgivelsesår
    • Udgave
    • Oplag
    • Forlag
      HarperPerennial
    • Originalsprog
      Ikke fastslået
    • Sprog
      Engelsk
    • Indbinding
      Paperback
    • ISBN/EAN
      9780007146994 / 9780007146994

Om forfatteren

Anthony Doerr

Anthony Doerr er født og opvokset i Ohio, hvor han stadig bor med sin kone og to sønner. Han har skrevet flere romaner, senest Alt det lys vi ikke ser, som skulle vise sig at blive hans store gennembrud.

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