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Author George Harrar explores this provocative question in his debut novel, set in the arts colony of New Hope, Pennsylvania, on the Delaware River. The book begins 10 years after the accident when Jake Paine, now 16, comes home after almost a year as a runaway. His rerum sparks painful memories for his father, a man verging on a nervous breakdown. Jake's appearance also r ...more
Hardcover, 239 pages
Published November 1st 1999 by Permanent Press (NY) (first published January 1st 1999)
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Carol Luce
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After enjoying several short stories by this author I was eager to read his debut novel, and was not disappointed. From the opening pages to the disturbing, though wholly satisfying conclusion, I remained riveted. Harrar's depiction, his keen insight into a world a bit off-kilter, is splendidly done. I hope First Tiger receives the recognition it deserves.
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