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9780340899687

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The Boy Who Fell Out of the Sky

by Ken Dornstein

Category: Fiction / D - F
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Publication date: 8 February 2007
Number of pages: 368

Description:
'Exciting, astonishing, moving, profound.' "Daily Mail" Book of the Week Heartrending, uplifting and thought-provoking memoir for the reading-group market.

What the papers say:
"'What an expressive range Dornstein has! Humour, absurdity, bathos, drama, tragedy, excitement - he combines them all in this shocking, complex and profoundly thoughtful study of loss and survival' Alexander Masters (author of Stuart: A Life Backwards) 'Mesmerising' New York Times 'Fascinating' Esquire * 'Heartbreaking' Sunday Telegraph Heartrending, uplifting and thought-provoking memoir for the reading-group market. * 'It's a compelling, sad, thoughtful book, and I'm glad I picked it up' NICK HORNBY * 'A memoir-cum-investigation that soars above its basis in personal tragedy to become a stunning portrait of a tragically flawed man... with all the linear intrigue of a Paul Auster novel... Involving, moving and Impeccable' - Metro (5 *****) * 'It's a compelling, sad, thoughtful book, and I'm glad I picked it up' - NICK HORNBY * 'Intimate and extraordinary... highly affecting... utterly absorbing' - Time Out Book of the Week (5 *****) * 'Heartbreaking' - Sunday Telegraph * 'Unusual and unforgettable: a heartfelt but unsentimental honouring of his brother' - Herald"

Author's Biography:
Ken Dornstein is a series editor on PBS America and has written for the New Yorker. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife and two children.

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