Eighty Days of Sunlight by Robert YuneEighty Days of Sunlight by Robert Yune

Eighty Days of Sunlight

byRobert Yune

Paperback | June 9, 2015

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After suffering a childhood “accident” involving a campfire and a bullet, Jason Han spends his childhood being cared for by a doctor in Princeton, New Jersey while the rest of his family lives in a factory town near Scranton, Pennsylvania. Years later, as they prepare for college, Jason and his older brother, Tommy, reluctantly work together to investigate their father’s suicide.


Ultimately, the investigation concludes violently, and the brothers move to Pittsburgh where they attempt to cohabitate peacefully while working to settle their father’s complicated estate. Together, they explore the city once described as “hell with the lid off,” full of post-industrial landscapes and sultry coeds. The brothers also travel landscapes of guilt, betrayal, and secrets as they try to figure out what destroyed their family—and how to save what’s left of it.


Eighty Days of Sunlight is Yune’s debut novel, a poignant coming-of-age tale that brilliantly tackles the prickly relationship between two brothers, exploring themes of trust, identity, and loss.

Robert Yune was born in Seoul, South Korea. As a Navy brat, he traveled around the world, moving 11 times by the time he turned 18.Yune has published fiction in The Kenyon Review, The Los Angeles Review, and Avery, among others. In 2008, he received a fellowship from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. In 2012, he was a finalist fo...
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Title:Eighty Days of SunlightFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:June 9, 2015Publisher:Easton Studio Press, LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1632260441

ISBN - 13:9781632260444

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Liked it I liked this novel. It's filled with sibling rivalry, violence, and the coming to terms with ones past. the two brothers were especially well developed characters
Date published: 2017-02-11