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A Million Heavens

A Million Heavens

(2012)
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On the top floor of a small hospital, an unlikely piano prodigy lies in a coma, attended to by his gruff, helpless father. Outside the clinic, a motley vigil assembles beneath a reluctant New Mexico winter - strangers in search of answers, a brush with the mystical, or just an escape. To some the boy is a novelty, to others a religion. Just beyond this ragtag circle roams a disconsolate wolf on his nightly rounds, protecting and threatening, learning too much. And above them all, a would-be angel sits captive in a holding cell of the afterlife, finishing the work he began on earth, writing the songs that could free him. This unlikely assortment - a small-town mayor, a vengeful guitarist, all the unseen desert lives - unites to weave a persistently hopeful story of improbable communion.

Upon the release of John Brandon's last novel, Citrus County, The New York Times declared that he "joins the ranks of writers like Denis Johnson, Joy Williams, Mary Robison and Tom Drury." Now, with A Million Heavens, Brandon brings his deadpan humor and hard-won empathy to a new realm of gritty surrealism - a surprising and exciting turn from one of the best young novelists of our time.

 
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Hardback Editions

July 2012 : USA Hardback
Title: A Million Heavens (McSweeney's Rectangulars)
Author(s): John Brandon
ISBN: 1-936365-73-1 / 978-1-936365-73-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: McSweeney's
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

July 2013 : USA Paperback
Title: A Million Heavens
Author(s): John Brandon
ISBN: 1-938073-34-7 / 978-1-938073-34-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: McSweeney's
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

March 2013 : UK Paperback
Title: A Million Heavens
Author(s): John Brandon
ISBN: 0-349-13886-9 / 978-0-349-13886-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Abacus
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 1960 : UK Paperback
Title: A Million Heavens
Author(s): John Brandon
ISBN: 0-349-13887-7 / 978-0-349-13887-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Abacus
Availability: Amazon UK   

Audio Editions

June 2016 : MP3 CD
Title: A Million Heavens
Author(s): John Brandon
ISBN: 1-5226-7347-4 / 978-1-5226-7347-7
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

September 2013 : USA Audio edition
Title: A Million Heavens
Author(s): John Brandon
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   

September 2013 : UK Audio edition
Title: A Million Heavens
Author(s): John Brandon
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

March 2013 : UK Kindle edition
Title: A Million Heavens
Author(s): John Brandon
Publisher: Abacus
Availability: Amazon UK   

July 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: A Million Heavens
Author(s): John Brandon
Publisher: McSweeney's
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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