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Parts Unknown

Parts Unknown Parts Unknown is Kevin Brennan s masterfully rendered debut novel of a man s decision to leave behind the life intended for him and the turbulent emotions unleashed in his family when he attempts to m

  • Title: Parts Unknown
  • Author: KevinBrennan
  • ISBN: 9780062046789
  • Page: 427
  • Format: ebook
  • Parts Unknown is Kevin Brennan s masterfully rendered debut novel of a man s decision to leave behind the life intended for him and the turbulent emotions unleashed in his family when he attempts to make amends.As a young man, Bill Argus abandoned his wife, their young son, and his family s dairy farm in the Sonoma County hamlet of Pianto Now sixty three, the once famou Parts Unknown is Kevin Brennan s masterfully rendered debut novel of a man s decision to leave behind the life intended for him and the turbulent emotions unleashed in his family when he attempts to make amends.As a young man, Bill Argus abandoned his wife, their young son, and his family s dairy farm in the Sonoma County hamlet of Pianto Now sixty three, the once famous photographer is overcome with the need to find forgiveness and redemption from those he left behind Journeying back to the small, dreary California town, he is disoriented to find a ragged skeleton of the boyhood farm he remembered and his family unmoved and indifferent to his return Bill s awkward homecoming is reported through the eyes of his second wife, Nora twenty years his junior who has her own troubled family history Her father, much like Bill, deserted his family when Nora was just a toddler, never to return and she has been estranged from her mother for than half of her life Bearing witness to Bill s reception by his brother, aunt, and his long abandoned wife spark in Nora a revisiting of her complicated history, and soon she, too, sets off on a spiritual journey to explore her own parts unknown.Set against the wild beauty of the California desert, this deftly imagined first novel lovingly maps the diverse terrain of the human heart as it probes the intricate bonds of family and the complex nature of forgiveness and love Soulful and poignant, Kevin Brennan s Parts Unknown is a striking meditation on the elusive nature of redemption and marks the debut of a gifted new voice in fiction.

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      Published :2019-03-20T13:08:38+00:00

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    1. This novel is about a photographer, Bill Argus, a kind of desert Ansel Adams. He has a late mid-life crisis and decides to return to the small town and family that he had abruptly left forty years before. Argus had left his family without warning, and then, just as unexpectedly, he decides to go back. And he brings along his current wife, Nora, whose roughly the same age as the son Argus left behind. The structure was a little difficult for me on to follow at first, with many shifts in time and [...]

    2. Once again Kevin Brennan has brought to life an intriguing blend of characters to create a compelling storyline. In Parts Unknown we are introduced to family members whose varying degrees of character include secrecy, cruelty, shamefulness and innocence. Brennan shows us how one simple, or not so simple, decision made in our younger years can haunt and/or torment us throughout life. He then leads us, along with these people, into a rocky terrain of confronting others and ourselves as we question [...]

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