by Alan Brennert (Goodreads Author)
Ginny is a waiflike department store employee. Desperate for love but unwilling to keep her opinions to herself, she alienates the few good men who come her way. Michael is a graphic artist doing cut and paste work in New York's Chinatown. Talented but lacking in ambition, he figures women look right through him -- and can't really blame them. One Christmas both Ginny and...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published November 13th 1999 by Forge
(first published 1984)
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When I started this book, I expected a love story, to match with the writing skills of Honolulu. but instead I found a pathetic,lonely man, a tearful woman and their "ghost spirits" that couldn't even get along! Maybe Brennert did have a point with the way that he showed the character's lonely. boring lives that led them to suicide but personally I think Alan Brennert was going through a depressive phase when he wrote this book. Comparing the writing, the plot, the characterization to Honolulu,...more
Alan Brennert's newest novel, Palisades Park, comes out 4/9/2013. Alan is the author of the historical novels Honolulu and Moloka'i, which was a 2006-2007 BookSense Reading Group Pick and won the 2006 Bookies Award, sponsored by the Contra Costa Library, for the Book Club Book of the Year. He is also the author of the thought-provoking fantasy novel Time and Chance. In addition to novels, he has w...moreMore about Alan Brennert...