In the tradition of Jodi Picoult, a powerful, thought-provoking story from this bestselling Richard and Judy Book Club author. Originally published as Electric God in 2001. A thought-provoking and highly pleasurable read.
There's a split second between having it all, and losing everything. Hayden briefly has it all: a wife and daughter he adores and a baby on the way. But when his son dies at birth, a deep anger emerges, robbing Hayden of everything. Years on, Hayden is living in self-imposed exile. He's just lost his beloved dog and is now losing Laurel, the only woman he's loved since...But just as Hayden's rage rises again, a young figure from the past emerges, forcing him to re-visit his long-buried childhood...
'The reader closes the book with a quiet sense of elation and only later notices that Electric God is still there etched on the psyche' San Francisco Chronicle
'A heroic, superbly crafted novel worth reading again and again and again' The Denver Post
Publication date: 23/04/2011
Publisher: Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
|Publication date:||23rd April 2011|
|Author:||Catherine Ryan Hyde|
|Publisher:||Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Literary Fiction, Relationship Stories,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Catherine Ryan Hyde is the author of several highly acclaimed novels including Pay it Forward, which was named an ALA Book of the Year and made into a major Warner Brothers feature film starring Kevin Spacey and Helen Hunt. In 2007 her novel Love in the Present Tense was selected for the Richard & Judy Book Club and became a Sunday Times Top 10 bestseller. She lives in Cambia, California.More About Catherine Ryan Hyde