9781935639985

The Boatmaker

  • ISBN 13:

    9781935639985

  • ISBN 10:

    1935639986

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 03/03/2015
  • Publisher: Tin House Books

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Summary

A fierce and complicated man wakes from a fever dream compelled to build a boat and sail away from the isolated island where he was born. Encountering the wider world for the first time, the reluctant hero falls into a destructive love affair, is swept up into a fanatical religious movement, and finds himself a witness to racial hatred unlike anything he’s ever known. The boatmaker is tempted, beaten, and betrayed: his journey marked by chilling episodes of violence and horror while he struggles to summon the strength to make his own way. The Boatmaker is a fable for our times, a passionate love story, and an odyssey of self-discovery.



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