Mysterious Ways (Coming-of-Age #2)

Terry Davis


Mysterious Ways (Coming-of-Age #2)

Mysterious Ways (Coming-of-Age #2)

  • Title: Mysterious Ways (Coming-of-Age #2)
  • Author: Terry Davis
  • ISBN: 9780910055819
  • Page: 196
  • Format: Paperback



The second volume in Terry Davis celebrated coming of age trilogy, Mysterious Ways offers us a fresh and penetrating view of how perilous it can be simply to grow up Holden Caulfield comes to mind immediately, but Davis protagonist, Karl Russell, travels a longer road, darkened by the death of his family, the shadow of the Vietnam War, and a mysterious malady that transThe second volume in Terry Davis celebrated coming of age trilogy, Mysterious Ways offers us a fresh and penetrating view of how perilous it can be simply to grow up Holden Caulfield comes to mind immediately, but Davis protagonist, Karl Russell, travels a longer road, darkened by the death of his family, the shadow of the Vietnam War, and a mysterious malady that transforms his life Written in day book form, covering the most significant six months of the narrator s life, the tone of the text moves from wide eyed, small town gosh to a worldly and mature inquiry into the nature of meaning and the textures of fate With its sudden descent into physical and spiritual peril, Mysterious Ways provides a startling addition to the Bildungsroman tradition in American literature a new definition of beauty.


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I read this book in 1986 and it burned its way into my memory. A year later I wanted to read it again and found to my shock that I could remember neither the name of the book nor the name of the author. So began a twenty-five year search and finally, FINALLY in 2012 the Web helped me find it. I ordered it and reread it and found it every bit as good as I remembered. More than any other piece of fiction, this story has illustrated for me the depths of horror of being trapped in a body that has be [...]

Terry is a master of the craft. His descriptions are tight and powerful; they knock out you on your ass with detail and all you can do is sit there dumbfounded by his ability to turn a phrase. Mysterious ways is a powerful story and necessary examination of the human condition.

Terry is a master of the craft. His descriptions are tight and powerful; they knock out you on your ass with detail and all you can do is sit there dumbfounded by his ability to turn a phrase. Mysterious ways is a powerful story and necessary examination of the human condition.

Ok, I'm angry. Just a little butpy angry. I just finished a well-written coming of age novel with a unique storytelling perspective, a lot of integrity, and a first person narrator I really enjoyed traveling through some hard country withd not only is it not on but its publisher is Eastern Washington University Press, which makes me guess Davis couldn't get New York interested. It came out in 02. My guess is I'd be even angrier if I knew how few copies it has sold.Two of my favorite things abou [...]


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