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Set in 1958 in the American Southwest, Ophelia's Ghost explores key themes of the period: UFOs, the space race, Einstein's relativity, parallel universes, and structural anthropology.
Paperback, 292 pages
Published November 1st 2008 by Pinyon Publishing
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Surreal and cerebral. It's 1958, and tracker Joe Hill has been asked by a friend to search for Eva, an anthropologist in her thirties who disappeared from her campsite while studying Anasazi ruins in the American Southwest. The plot is really incidental to this book's intellectual discussions, intent on finding patterns in topics a wide-ranging as Shakespeare's Hamlet (Joe's daughter plays Ophelia in a production of the play), the Anasazi, the phases of the moon, flowers and herbal healing, UFOs ...more