Virgil Wander

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• Author :Leif Enger
• Pages :
352 Sheets
• ISBN-10 :
• ISBN-13 :9780802128782
• Release :
October 2, 2018
• Publisher :
Grove Press

⊕ Plot Summary : “The first novel in 10 years from triumph, million-copy bestselling author Leif Enger, Publius Vergilius Maro Wander is a fascinating and unaltered all-American story that follows the inhabitants of atiny low western city in their quest to revive its drooping heart. western picture palace owner Publius Vergilius Maro Wander is “cruising on at medium altitude” once his automobile flies off the road into icy Lake Superior. Publius Vergilius Maro survives however his language and memory square measure altered and he emerges into a world now not acquainted to him. rousing during this new life, Publius Vergilius Maro begins to piece along his personal history and also the mental object of his broken city, with the assistance of a solid of cordial and curious locals–from grapheme, a twinkling, pipe-smoking, kite-flying unknown work the mystery of his disappeared son; to Nadine, the reserved, fascinating adult female of the nonexistent man; to Tom, a journalist and Virgil’s oldest friend; and varied members of the Leguminosae World Health Organization should confront tragedies of their own. Into this community returns a shimmering prodigal son World Health Organization might hold the key to renewing their city.

With intelligent humor and charming whimsy, Leif Enger conjures an interesting portrait of a locality and its residents, who, for reasons of selection or circumstance, ne’er created it out of their defunct industrial district. Carried aloft by ordinary pleasures as well as movies, fishing, necking in place cars, enjoying baseball and falling crazy, Publius Vergilius Maro Wander may be a swift, full journey into the guts associated brokenheartedness of an typically unnoticed yank higher Middle West by a “formidably gifted” (Chicago Tribune) master storyteller.”

⊗ Author Profile
“Leif Enger was raised in Osakis, Minnesota, and worked as a newsman and producer for American state Public Radio for nearly twenty years. He lives on a farm in American state along with his married person and 2 sons.”

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