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Continental Drift (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)

Continental Drift (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)
Author: Russell Banks
ISBN 13: 9780060854942
ISBN 10: 60854944
Edition: unknown
Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Publication Date: 2007-03-13
Format: Paperback
Pages: 410
List Price: $14.99

A powerful literary classic from one of contemporary fiction's most acclaimed and important writers, Russell Banks's Continental Drift is a masterful novel of hope lost and gained, and a gripping, indelible story of fragile lives uprooted and transformed by injustice, disappointment, and the seductions and realities of the American dream.

Publishers Weekly

On the extravagant, shallow promises of his brother, Bob Dubois, 30, a burnt-out New Hampshire oil burner repairman, takes his family to Florida. There the Duboises meet their destiny in the form of a counterpoint familythat of Vanise Dorsinville, a woman who has fled Haiti with her infant and nephew for a better life in the U.S. PW praised Continental Drift as a ``vital, compelling novel.'' (April)