"A new Hemingway" (San Francisco Chronicle) weaves together the stories of two men and the Vietnamese call girl who unites them. Set on the rain-slicked streets of Chicago, critically acclaimed author Daniel Buckman explores the unfocused longing and unfulfilled expectations of two men balanced precariously on the edge. Mike Spence is an unsatisfied writer with nothing left to write about. He lives in Chicago with his wife and an enormous burden of unrealized expectations hanging over his head. To escape he concocts ...

Because the Rain 2008, Picador USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9780312427634

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Because the Rain 2007, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312362683

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