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The Wake of Forgiveness

The Wake of Forgiveness - Bruce Machart An appealing debut novel. With rich descriptive language and a cadence as deliberate and determined as the people of the story, The Wake of Forgiveness is an evocative generational saga of a Texas family at the turn of the twentieth century. A son remembering the ghost of a mother he never knew, a father driven by a singular passion to succeed whatever the cost, and the bonds that bind the family together, or tear them apart. Recommended. Due Fall 2010.