the sweet hereafter

The Sweet Hereafter by Russell Banks

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Russell Banks
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This book is a more recent addition to Banks' body of work. It is the story of a man who wakes up in an abandoned house after a car accident with no idea how he got there, and why the world seems so different.The Sweet Hereafter tells the story of a small town in Canada, where an inexplicable mine disaster has left behind a huge hole in the earth that swallows dozens of children and their dogs. The author does not come from this world or even live within its borders; instead, he arrives as an outsider who must first come to terms with his own relationship with death as well as his place in this strange new land.This book is divided into four parts: "In Memoriam," "Trance," "Retrieval," and "That Summer." Each

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Shakagor
The Sweet Hereafter is a fictional story about two friends in the aftermath of a life-changing tragic accident, and the way they work through their grief and come to grips with their lives. The book is filled with slow-burn and emotional suspense. Enjoy!
Goltisida
I needed to write a literature review about The Sweet Hereafter and Green Mansions books. I read The Sweet Hereafter with pleasure and got an A+ for my book review. Russell Banks is a wonderful writer.