A Small and Remarkable Life Nick DiChario

ISBN: 9780889953420

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A Small and Remarkable Life  by  Nick DiChario

A Small and Remarkable Life by Nick DiChario
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Short-listed for The John W. Campbell Memorial Award, 2006 The much-anticipated first novel by Hugo and World Fantasy Award nominee Nick DiChario puts a spin on the story of being stranded on an alien planet, cut off from your own people,MoreShort-listed for The John W.

Campbell Memorial Award, 2006The much-anticipated first novel by Hugo and World Fantasy Award nominee Nick DiChario puts a spin on the story of being stranded on an alien planet, cut off from your own people, unsuited to your new environment, and physically different from everyone else. This is what the young alien Tink Puddah must face when his parents are killed on their first day on Earth in the year 1845, and Tink finds himself stranded in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York.A story of courage, determination, hope, and survival, A Small and Remarkable Life chronicles the journey of two people headed in very different directions: the alien Tink Puddah, a lonely outsider who finds the strength and resources within him to endure the most brutal and unforgiving conditions, and the holy man Jacob Piersol, determined to save Tinks soul, but tortured by his own past and the God who seems unable to console him.Charming, literate, and thought-provoking, A Small and Remarkable Life is a wonderful debut novel from one of the fields best-loved short-story writers.Bonus feature: Book Club discussion guide included.The John W.

Campbell Memorial Award for Best Novel of the Year is one of the worlds most prestigious awards in all of science fiction, bestowed by a blue-ribbon panel of American and British academics and authors.



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