Carry Me Across the Water: A Novel

Carry Me Across the Water: A Novel

Ethan Canin


Breathtaking in its suspense and sweetness, Carry Me around the Water is the tale of a man’s turbulent trip, along with his relations, during the valuable years of the 20 th century. younger August Kleinman escapes from Nazi Germany to the USA, the place his mother’s words—“Take the recommendation of no one”—fate him to a lifetime of boldness and originality, from the negative streets of recent York to the marble mansions of business Pittsburgh, from previous global Hamburg to the jungle islands of the Pacific. eventually, close to the top of an extended and bountiful existence, his answer of a haunting come upon with a eastern soldier in the course of international conflict ultimately illuminates, on the inner most degrees, the way in which actual lives actually spread. From the author hailed as “the such a lot mature and comprehensive novelist of his iteration” (Alan Cheuse, nationwide Public Radio) comes this “exquisitely modulated brief novel” (Los Angeles Times), which “eases its silky-smooth manner right into a reader’s awareness while it plumbs the depths” (Newsday).

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