Letters to a Shooting Star

Letters to a Shooting Star

by Keith Hale

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Letters to a Shooting Star by Keith Hale

Letters to a Shooting Star follows Arkansas country boy Ben Goodman through childhood and adolescence, focusing primarily on the period when he crosses paths with the book's other protagonists, Pennsylvania-raised brothers Ethan and Daniel Henry. Each boy has a compelling story, and when the stories are set side-by-side, then merged, the result is both heartwarming and hopeful. The book is both a coming of age novel and a love story told in fine, understated Southern tradition, reminiscent of Eudora Welty and Flannery O'Connor.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780615874111
Publisher: Watersgreen House
Publication date: 08/25/2013
Pages: 206
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.43(d)

About the Author

Keith Hale is editor of Friends & Apostles: The Correspondence of Rupert Brooke and James Strachey, 1905-1914, published by Yale University Press, and author of the novels Clicking Beat on the Brink of Nada and Letters to a Shooting Star, both available from Watersgreen House. He is also editor of a Brooke biography simply titled Rupert Brooke, a two-volume gay anthology titled Ode to Boy, Edleston: Lord Byron's Boy Poems, Hafiz & the Lover Divine, and other works. He lives in Arkansas.

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Spocklogic More than 1 year ago
This is one of those books that will absolutely erase at least 2 days of your life; it's that gripping. The story of Ben; what a beautiful book!! It had everything. I laughed, I cried, I held my breath , I ached and celebrated! Such a beautifully written book. I almost want to see Ben continue his story and want to know more of his life. Thank you Keith. A great read.