Sweet Hearts: A Novel by Melanie Rae Thon

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'“Thon has created a shattering yet deeply spiritual novel that fuses personal loss with cultural devastation in searing remembrances of the Native American genocide. . . . Courageous and beautifully realized.” —Booklist, starred review   “The lyrical intensity and intricate play of voices in this novel may make it a word-of-mouth favorite among discriminating readers.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review   “Brilliantly imagined and infused with a raw spirituality that cuts to the bone . . . Thon writes with a lyric power about the lives of lost souls who nonetheless passionately believe in a God ‘no longer capable of even the smallest miracles.’ ” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review   “In this novel, as in the most bracing of her short stories, Thon gives voice to the inarticulate, making vivid the yearning of those left out in the cold.” —The New York Times Book Review   “Thon writes so searingly about her Montana characters that the reader is compelled not to judge, but to understand the fragmented and sometimes violent lives she depicts. . . . She knows how to break our hearts.” —Minneapolis Star-Tribune   “Conjures our relentless search to find a kind of personal, imperfect transcendence.” —San Francisco Chronicle   “Thon has discovered imaginative new ways to look at the old themes of human frailty and redemption.” —Time Out New York   “[Thon] has an arresting prose style, confrontational and searching.” —Newsday   “Powerful, pitch-perfect.” —Elle   “Thon manipulates the pieces of her story like colored gems at the end of a kaleidoscope.” —The Plain Dealer   “Thon’s writing is incredible.” —The Oregonian   “Sweet Hearts is a rarity, to be sure: It’s both a culturally relevant tract and a skillfully composed novel.” —Philadelphia Weekly'
'“Thon has created a shattering yet deeply spiritual novel that fuses personal loss with cultural devastation in searing remembrances of the Native American genocide. . . . Courageous and beautifully realized.” —Booklist, starred review   “The lyrical intensity and intricate play of voices in this novel may make it a word-of-mouth favorite among discriminating readers.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review   “Brilliantly imagined and infused with a raw spirituality that cuts to the bone . . . Thon writes with a lyric power about the lives of lost souls who nonetheless passionately believe in a God ‘no longer capable of even the smallest miracles.’ ” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review   “In this novel, as in the most bracing of her short stories, Thon gives voice to the inarticulate, making vivid the yearning of those left out in the cold.” —The New York Times Book Review   “Thon writes so searingly about her Montana characters that the reader is compelled not to judge, but to understand the fragmented and sometimes violent lives she depicts. . . . She knows how to break our hearts.” —Minneapolis Star-Tribune   “Conjures our relentless search to find a kind of personal, imperfect transcendence.” —San Francisco Chronicle   “Thon has discovered imaginative new ways to look at the old themes of human frailty and redemption.” —Time Out New York   “[Thon] has an arresting prose style, confrontational and searching.” —Newsday   “Powerful, pitch-perfect.” —Elle   “Thon manipulates the pieces of her story like colored gems at the end of a kaleidoscope.” —The Plain Dealer   “Thon’s writing is incredible.” —The Oregonian   “Sweet Hearts is a rarity, to be sure: It’s both a culturally relevant tract and a skillfully composed novel.” —Philadelphia Weekly'
Publisher: Open Road Media ISBN: 9781497684973 Pages: 244