The call: a novel

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&;Yannick Murphy, while being one of our most daring andoriginal writers, is first and foremost an exquisitely attuned observer ofhuman behavior. . . . Murphy&;s work provides pretty much unexceededreading pleasure.&; &;Dave Eggers

Thewarm, wry, and patient voice of a veterinarian father tells the heartfelt storyof his young New England family enduring a moving trial of loyalty, hope, andfaith after they are confronted with an unthinkable crisis. Acclaimed author Yannick Murphy&;s intimate narrative style and lovely prosewill enthrall readers of Rivka Galchen,Padgett Powell, and Murphy&;s own Signed, Mata Hari.The Call is a &;triumph of quiet humorand understated beauty&; (Publishers Weekly, starred review) from anauthor that the New York Times Book Review calls &;an extraordinarilygifted fabulist.&;

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