Sacrifice and joy, opera and baseball, duty and foolishness–all are on display in Mark Helprin’s magnificent collection of sixteen short stories. With his wit, clarity, and stunning prose, Helprin invests his readers in each very different tale.
Who knew construction work could be so beautiful? As for the title story…it took my breath away.
I don’t often rave about books, but here’s an exception.
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