compelling, poignant novel set on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius toward
the end of World War II, when two boys—a nine-year-old native and a Jewish
refugee—discover the powers of both friendship and fate. A Discover Great
New Writers selection.
March 7: "Corporate America now desperately needs the powers associated with the poetic imagination not only to see its way through the present whirligig of change, but also, because poetry asks for accountability..."