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By Jeffrey Round

ISBN-10: 0981060609

ISBN-13: 9780981060606

First released in England to foreign acclaim in 1997, Jeffrey Round's vintage novel, A Cage of Bones, now seems in a brand new variation. firstly of the '90s, an ingenuous younger Torontonian named Warden Fields is persuaded to paintings as a version in Europe's model capitals. Italy revels within the opulent splendour of designers like Versace and Ferré, whereas England remains to be reeling from the anarchic punk revolution of a decade ahead of. In Italy, Warden is brought to an international of sensuality and keenness, whereas his dating with an underground British rock megastar attracts him into unlawful political intrigue. delicate and refined, this finely crafted novel weaves jointly tragic and comedian issues in a relocating tale as its protagonist is going from popular culture icon, via pariah to liberated spirit.

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He took the long way back, down a winding path that lead to the near-empty parking lot. Lake View Cemetery was a beautiful place, despite the somber graves that stood as cold reminders of so much loss and 44 • JAMIE FORD longing. The final resting place of Chief Seattle’s daughter and other notables like Asa Mercer and Henry Yesler, it was a walking tour of Seattle’s forgotten history. Not unlike the Nisei War Memorial Monument in the northeast corner. It was a smaller monument, smaller than the headstones of members of the Nordstrom family, dedicated to Japanese American veterans—locals who’d died fighting the Germans.

He’ll deal with it in his own way, and in his own time,” Ethel had said, shortly after she learned she had cancer. ” Ethel had taken Henry out on Green Lake, on a boat, beneath a sunny 40 • JAMIE FORD August sky, to tell him the bad news. “Oh, I’m not leaving anytime soon,” she’d said. ” She had never stopped mothering her son, and Henry for that matter. Until the treatments began, then everything got turned around. And seemed to stay that way. Now father and son waited in silence, ignoring the carts of dim sum that rolled by.

But that was okay. I’ll do what I have to, Henry thought. But along the way, I think I’m tired of being careful. Finishing his breakfast, he thanked his mother and gathered his books for school. Each had a newly wrapped cover—made from folded jazzclub flyers. After school that Wednesday, Henry and Keiko did their work duties. Emptied the trash in the classrooms. Pounded erasers. Then they waited for the danger to subside. Chaz and Denny Brown were responsible for retiring the flag each day, which kept them around a little longer than usual.

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