In this novel the author departs from the historical sagas which made his reputation to present a story set in the changing world of contemporary writing and publishing. It features a native of Pennsylvania's Dutch country who has become a leading author after years of struggle.In this novel the author departs from the historical sagas which made his reputation to present a story set in the changing world of contemporary writing and publishing. It features a native of Pennsylvania's Dutch country who has become a leading author after years of struggle.Read Less
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I haven't actually finished this, but a quarter of the way through it is still focused more on the making of a novel than a real storyline. For would-be authors who want some insight into publishing seen through the fictional eyes of an author's life, it's okay, but the setting (rural Dutch Pennsylvania) is so far not enough condiment to make the main dish popularly palatable. The cover blurbs promise more, though, (ie, "riveting") so we'll see.
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