!!> EPUB ❄ Voices Beyond the Dead ✿ Author Allen Hoey – Varanus.us

Voices Beyond the DeadEarle Mackey Has A Secretaone Heas Kept For Thirty Years, Even From His Wife And Closest Friends Thirty Years Later, With The Events Unfolding From September 11, 2001, The Past Comes Back To Shape Mackeyas Present Voices Beyond The Dead Traces The History Of Mackey, His Wife Ellen, And His Former Mentor And Longtime Activist Thomas Del Giudice, From Their Earliest Time Together In 1973 To The Present, When They Are Reunited In Suburban Philadelphia Del Still Suffers From His Oldest Sonas Death The Two Men Would Seem To Share A Significant Loss, But Mackeyas Secrets Include Circumstances Surrounding The Death Of Delas Son.

!!> EPUB ❄ Voices Beyond the Dead ✿ Author Allen Hoey – Varanus.us
  • Paperback
  • 426 pages
  • Voices Beyond the Dead
  • Allen Hoey
  • English
  • 16 October 2018
  • 1424181178

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    Allen Hoey s writing is utterly unflinching Whether describing war atrocities in Vietnam, or the quieter war fought between long married couples, Allen s prose never compromises, never shies away from the digging, the getting into the very marrow, the truth and true nature of things.In Allen s work there s an encompassing knowledge, both through book learning and experience, the desire to know, and artfully disguised in the voices of the characters, to impart He displays a willingness, almost Allen Hoey s writing is utterly unflinching Whether describing war atrocities in Vietnam, or the quieter war fought between long married couples, Allen s prose never compromises, never shies away from the digging, the getting into the very marrow, the truth and true nature of things.In Allen s work there s an encompassing knowledge, both through book learning and experience, the desire to know, and artfully disguised in the voices of the characters, to impart He displays a willingness, almost a compulsion, to attempt to explain, risking diverting the reader But the diversions are most often fascinating, informing the reader, filling in the cracks in the story, helping us understand both the characters in Words Beyond the Dead and the times in which they lived It is hungry writing As a section goes forward, Allen might pull in jazz, then mythology, or the bible, then the specific experience of his fictional characters in lesser hands, all this could just be a mess But with Allen, it s passion, deeply felt, yet expertly controlled and focused There are eye openingly trenchant observations, on politics, or relationships, and other vital things, ideas that would supply whole chapters, that go by in a blur.Allen has a way of describing process that draws the reader in shoveling snow, sinking a ball in pool, making tea, emptying and filling a pipe Actions that seem so simple, yet in their description, become reasons to stay deeply in the moment, relishing the basic acts we so take for granted In a lovely description of something as simple as how cold feels, Allen providesthe emotional content of physical things and sensations And Allen s poetic way with words of course remains A description of Del recalling making a snow mound for his son Bart is so musical that it almost demands the reader go back to read it again, just for the way it sings In Words Beyond the Dead, Allen ably, bravely gives us, as one of the main characters, Ellen says the things you don t want to see, don t want to hear, pressing in on you all thestrongly the harder you try to cut them off Ellen also tells us words seemed to lead you one waybut they re not reliable In reading Words Beyond the Dead, as well as Allen s other recent work, one thing that I ve come to learn is indeed reliable, is that Allen Hoey will make the reader think, reflect, andthan that, feel deeply, experience joy from the simple act of reading, no matter how hard the subject, how painful the long journey

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