The Boiling Season: A Novel by Christopher HebertThe Boiling Season: A Novel by Christopher Hebert

The Boiling Season: A Novel

byChristopher Hebert

Hardcover | February 28, 2012

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An ambitious young man struggles to define himself and his future while his Caribbean homeland plunges into a violent revolution, in a novel that recalls Ann Patchett’s Bel Canto and Kazuo Ishiguro’s Remains of the Day: Hopwood Award-winning writer Christopher Hebert’s The Boiling Season. A passionate, intimate exploration of one man’s loss of innocence and reclamation of identity, this compassionate and compellingly character-driven novel will speak to readers of Barabara Kingsolver and J. M. Coetzee, as Hebert’s illuminating and visceral portrayal of a popular insurrection against an all-powerful dictator—a backdrop that echoes events in Haiti—beautifully translates the struggles of our contemporary world into a work of soaring and unforgettable literary fiction.
Christopher Hebert graduated from Antioch College, where he also worked at theAntioch Review. He has spent time in Guatemala, taught in Mexico, and worked as a research assistant to the author Susan Cheever. He earned an MFA in creative writing from the University of Michigan and was awarded its prestigious Hopwood Award for Fiction. H...
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Title:The Boiling Season: A NovelFormat:HardcoverDimensions:432 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.33 inPublished:February 28, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062088513

ISBN - 13:9780062088512

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“’The Boiling Season’ is a subtly crafted novel and an auspicious debut for Hebert.”