Delivers a moving account of the 10-year investigation of a missing girl that took the author back to the sights and sounds of Paris under the Nazi Occupation and the paranoia of the Pétain regime. In his efforts to exhume her from the past, the author realizes that he must come to terms with the specters of his own troubled adolescence. The result, a montage of creative and historical material, is his personal rumination on loss, both memoir and memorial. Reissue. 128 pp.
This classic Cold War novel features a race between the Soviet and American fleets to find an errant Russian submarine. 296 pp.
U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser provides tools, insights and instructions for the aspiring poet. Reprint. 170 pp.
"‘Quicksand' and ‘Passing' … open up a whole world of experience and struggle that seemed to me, when I first read them years ago, absolutely absorbing, fascinating, and indispensable." —Alice Walker. "Discovering Nella Larsen is like finding lost money with no name on it. One can enjoy it with delight and share it without guilt." —Maya Angelou. Simultaneous. Hardcover no longer in print. 246 pp.
"Wounded Tiger" is the compelling and inspirational true story of Mitsuo Fuchida, the Japanese pilot who led the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in World War II. Three seemingly unrelated wartime narratives come together in this well-researched character-driven story of hatred, love, revenge and faith. This expanded second edition includes over 250 rare historical photographs, maps and images. 587 pp.