The Names Of Rivers

by Danny Buckman

The Names Of Rivers

  • ISBN-13: 9781888451290
  • Author(s): Danny Buckman
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)|modern fiction
  • Publisher: Akashic Books
  • Imprint: Akashic Books
  • Publication Date: 01-11-2002
  • Format: h/b

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By the author of the acclaimed Water in Darkness, this tightly crafted search for redemption and forgiveness within the shadows of a family's military past is set in a 1980s rustbelt town south of Chicago, and tells the story of Bruno Konick, an aged veteran haunted by his own actions in W.W.II; his son Bruce, an unemployed factory worker badly disfigured by the siege of Khe Sanh, his youngest son Len, just recovering from the heroin addiction he learned as a hospital corspman in Saigon; and his grandson Luke, dreaming of heroism in a post-Vietnam America.
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By the author of the acclaimed Water in Darkness, this tightly crafted search for redemption and forgiveness within the shadows of a family's military past is set in a 1980s rustbelt town south of Chicago, and tells the story of Bruno Konick, an aged veteran haunted by his own actions in W.W.II; his son Bruce, an unemployed factory worker badly disfigured by the siege of Khe Sanh, his youngest son Len, just recovering from the heroin addiction he learned as a hospital corspman in Saigon; and his grandson Luke, dreaming of heroism in a post-Vietnam America.