Turnaway

Turnaway The interesting premise of this novel is that the hero Elias a descendant of Lenape Indian chieftains has lived his life in isolation on a small island called Turnaway within touching distance of

  • Title: Turnaway
  • Author: Jesse Browner
  • ISBN: 9780517197653
  • Page: 167
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The interesting premise of this novel is that the hero, Elias, a descendant of Lenape Indian chieftains, has lived his life in isolation on a small island called Turnaway, within touching distance of his native people s land which just happens to be New York City In the company of Ben, a cynical narrator, this noble savage ventures into the city, his inability to cope wiThe interesting premise of this novel is that the hero, Elias, a descendant of Lenape Indian chieftains, has lived his life in isolation on a small island called Turnaway, within touching distance of his native people s land which just happens to be New York City In the company of Ben, a cynical narrator, this noble savage ventures into the city, his inability to cope with modern American ways recalling Crocodile Dundee Unlike Dundee, however, Elias is at home here in a deeper way than the Manhattanites Elias cannot walk the concrete streets without recalling the lie of the land before the famous skyline was dreamed of Browner has done careful homework on the historical aspects of this intriguing novel.

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    About "Jesse Browner"

    1. Jesse Browner

      Jesse Browner is the author of six books including the novels Conglomeros Random House 1992 , Turnaway Random House 1996 and The Uncertain Hour Bloomsbury 2007 He has also translated a number of notable books including the award winning Celine A Biography He lives in Manhattan with his wife and two daughters jessebrowner indexm.

    814 thoughts on “Turnaway”

    1. This is a stunning tale of New York City past and present. Browner weaves a tapestry of history and social commentary around the story of an unlikely relationship between a cynical but self-effacing modern day New Yorker (Ben) and Elias Hutchinson, descendent of the Seventeenth Century American colonist Ann Hutchinson. Elias is a young man who has lived his entire life on Turnaway Island, a remote island off the shore of New York City. He has resolutely lived his life like a Seventeenth Century [...]


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