Glorious Boy (Kobo eBook)

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“An absolutely gorgeous historical novel . . . set against the backdrop of a tribe in the Andamans struggling with British rule . . . Just magnificent.” —Caroline Leavitt, New York Times bestselling author of Pictures of You

One of Booklist*’s Top Ten Historical Fiction Books of 2020*

Glorious Boy is a tale of war and devotion, longing and loss, and the power of love to prevail. Set in India’s remote Andaman Islands before and during WWII, the story revolves around a mysteriously mute four-year-old who vanishes on the eve of the Japanese occupation. Little Ty’s parents, Shep and Claire, will go to any lengths to rescue him, but neither is prepared for the brutal and soul-changing odyssey that awaits them.

“A riveting amalgam of history, family epic, anticolonial/antiwar treatise, cultural crossroads, and more . . . a fascinating, irresistible marvel.” —Library Journal (starred review)

“The most memorable and original novel I’ve read in ages . . . evokes every side in a multi-cultural conversation with sympathy and rare understanding.” —Pico Iyer, author of Autumn Light

Shortlisted for the Staunch Book Prize

New York Post*’s Best Books of the Week*

Good Housekeeping*’s 20 Best Books of 2020*

Parade*’s 30 Best Beach Reads of 2020*

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781597098472
Publisher: Red Hen Press
Publication Date: May 12th, 2020
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