The Lion Trees
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What if survival required you to unlearn who you are? How far would you fall to save yourself? Sometimes happiness is a long way down.The Johns family is unraveling. Hollis, a retired Ohio banker, isolates himself in esoteric hobbies and a dangerous flirtation with a colleague’s daughter. Susan, his wife of forty years, risks everything for a second chance at who she might have become. David, their eldest, thrashes to stay afloat as his teaching career capsizes in a storm of accusations involving a missing student and the legacy of Christopher Columbus. And young Tilly, the black sheep, having traded literary promise for an improbable career as a Hollywood starlet, struggles to define herself amidst salacious scandal, the demands of a powerful director, and the judgments of an uncompromising writer. By turns comical and poignant, the Johns family is tumbling toward the discovery that sometimes you have to let go of your identity to find out who you are.An award-winning literary sagaThe Lion Trees is a mesmerizing novel. By turns comical and poignant, the narrative weaves four distinct voices into richly layered and inspiring story, packed with adventure, suspense and genuine laugh-out-loud moments. In his literary fiction debut, Owen Thomas unfolds a rollicking family saga riven with humor, keenly observant of the United States, its politics and history, and bitingly satirical in its assessment of American society in the wake of the Bush presidency, all without ever losing the pulse of the human family. Winner of 14 International Book Awards, including the 2015 Kindle Book Award, the Global eBook Award, the Eric Hoffer Book Award, the London Book Festival, the New York Book Festival, the Amsterdam Book Festival, and the Beverly Hills International Book Awards.”A sweeping literary saga in the tradition of Dr. Zhivago, Gone with the Wind, and The Thorn Birds, this book has it all, including scandal, aspiration, treachery, and reinvention.” (Eric Hoffer Book Award)”Owen Thomas’ Lion Trees… can be anointed any number of superlatives to showcase its brilliance; highly addictive, spectacular, and mind blowing will have to suffice. (US Review of Books)”A cerebral page-turner… a powerful and promising debut.” (Kirkus Reviews)Winner of 14 International Book Awards, including the 2015 Kindle Book Awards, the Global eBook Award, The Eric Hoffer Book Award, the London Book Festival, the New York Book Festival, the Amsterdam Book Festival, and the Beverly Hills International Book Awards.Don’t miss this unforgettable work of literary fiction!Get your copy of The Lion Trees now!
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