✰ The Hundred Hearts Author William Kowalski – 1sm.info

The Hundred Hearts Winner Of The 2014 Thomas H Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award.On April 7, 2005, An I.E.D Blast In Afghanistan Alters The Course Of Jeremy Merkin S Life Forever Still Grieving The Loss Of His Best Friend, Who Was Killed By The Explosion, And Nursing The Physical And Psychological Wounds Of The War, Jeremy Returns Home To Find That Nothing Has Changed, And Yet Everything Is Different.Living In The Basement Of A House He Shares With His Grandparents, Mother, And Mentally Challenged Cousin, Henry, Jeremy Smokes Marijuana To Combat His Constant Pain He Begins A Career As A High School Teacher, But Memories Of The War, The Physical Limitations Caused By His Injuries And A Criminal Accusation Threaten To End His Teaching Career Before It S Even Begun.After Helen, The Matriarch Of The Family, Dies In Her Sleep, The Already Dysfunctional Merkin Clan Comes Unglued Jeremy Contacts His Father, Who Lives In A Local Mental Institution, To Seek Advice, Only To Discover That His Grandfather Has Been Hiding A Dark Secret From His Family His Discovery Of The Secret Alters The Way He Sees His Family, And Himself, Forever.Amidst All This Chaos, His Cousin Runs Away From Home To Find His Mother In New York City Knowing Henry Can T Possibly Survive The Trip On His Own, Jeremy Races Across The Country To Find Him While In New York, Jeremy S World Is Altered Yet Again, As Family Secrets Are Uncovered, This Time With Dreadful Consequences.The Hundred Hearts Is A Darkly Funny Story Of The Courage Required To Carry On After Coming Home, And The Redemptive Power Of Accepting And Revealing Our Own Secrets In Order To Move Forward.


10 thoughts on “The Hundred Hearts

  1. says:

    Der amerikanische Autor William Kowalski schreibt Familiengeschichten, aber es sind nicht diese idealtypischen Familien, die wir so oft in der Literatur vorgestellt bekommen Vor Jahren habe ich seine Romane um und mit Billy Mann v


  2. says:

    3.5


  3. says:

    I won this as a Firstreads giveaway.Every once in a while, you read a book that s so someone real that it becomes a part of you It changes you, helps to define who you are, and what you think of the world around you and every person in it This is one


  4. says:

    PowerfulThis is the second book I ve read by Kowalski, his storytelling in this book is compelling I always think that we will never know the true extent of the ravages of war , and this book speaks to that A gli...


  5. says:

    Ein berraschend gutes Buch Ich habe es spontan f r 4 Euro als M ngelexemplar mitgenommen Ich habe ein ganz anderes Buch erwartet, als ich letztendlich bekommen habe, war dar ber aber nicht wirklich entt uscht Die Geschichte beginnt mit dem Tod von Jeremys Gro mutter Er


  6. says:

    An after the wars novel Well done.


  7. says:

    Ein Buch das einen noch lange besch ftigt.Was macht der Krieg mit den Menschen Jeremy ist 25 und verletzt aus Afghanistan in seine Heimat in den USA zur ckgekehrt Er leidet unter Schmerzen und Panikattacken, an die Explosion, die sein Leben f r immer ver ndert hat, kann er sich nicht erinn


  8. says:

    I won this book through a First Reads Giveaway.I really enjoyed this book The author has given us some quirky characters with some very real problems The pacing of the novel was good no drag in the middle as sometimes happens with books that are character driven Some of the events leading up to endi


  9. says:

    A family unit is suppose to be one place where a member can go to experience love and healing It is suppose to be a place where members come together for nurturing and support But when one ormembers of the family unit themselves are seriously damaged, then that family unit itself becomes dysfunctional And the


  10. says:

    I won this as a Goodreads Giveaway.When I first got the book, I wasn t really expecting to love it since I m not a huge fan of army books however this book was miles different because it wasn t about the time ...


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