The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley

The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley

作者 : Hannah Tinti

出版社 : Penguin Random House LLC


定價 : NT 499

售價 : NT499





山謬.霍利(Samuel Hawley)長年過著逃亡的生活,他帶著女兒露(Loo)浪跡天涯,身上總是帶著槍,時時警覺著一切。然而,隨著露漸漸長大,山謬決定安頓下來,給女兒正常的生活。他回到亡妻的故鄉麻薩諸塞州的奧林帕斯(Olympus, Massachusetts)擔任漁夫,而露則試圖融入高中生活。


A father protects his daughter from the legacy of his past and the truth about her mother s death in this thrilling new novel from the prize-winning author of The Good Thief.

After years spent living on the run, Samuel Hawley moves with his teenage daughter, Loo, to Olympus, Massachusetts.There, in his late wife s hometown, Hawley finds work as a fisherman, while Loo struggles to fit in at school and grows curious about her mother s mysterious death. Haunting them both are twelve scars Hawley carries on his body, from twelve bullets in his criminal past a past that eventually spills over into his daughter s present, until together they must face a reckoning yet to come. This father-daughter epic weaves back and forth through time and across America, from Alaska to the Adirondacks. Both a coming-of-age novel and a literary thriller, The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley explores what it means to be a hero, and the cost we pay to protect the people we love most.
Praise for Hannah Tinti

She is an adventuress who lays bare her characters hearts with a precision and a fearlessness that will leave you shaken. Junot Diaz

The key to Tinti s success . . . is the constant tension between tenderness and peril. The Washington Post"
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