Published May 23, 2007
by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||516|
Though presented as a novel, “Run Me to Earth” is a tightly integrated collection of six masterfully written stories. It begins in in a . Run to Earth book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for qualit /5. “Run Me to Earth” is a gorgeous book about the bonds of friendship and the ruptures of war. Even more significantly, in telling the stories of Author: Carolyn Kellogg. RUN ME TO EARTH by The Author’s Note that opens the book notes that more than two million tons of bombs were dropped on Laos during the Vietnam War—with 30% failing to explode on impact. The book’s viewpoint, beginning in , comes from three teenage orphans living in a bombed-out hospital: Alisak, who dreams of fleeing to France.
Run Me to Earth by Paul Yoon has an overall rating of Rave based on 15 book reviews.4/4(15). "Run Me to Earth is a melancholy reminder that valor isn’t limited to those who win medals on the battlefield, and that to many noncombatants, the question isn’t who wins or loses, but whether one will survive the madness." — Bookpage "[Yoon's] stories and novels are small and perfect worlds, self-contained and reaching out toward infinity. An excerpt from “Run Me to Earth,” by Paul Yoon. Above them there was a gap in the ceiling where they could see two stars and the passing clouds. Run Me to Earth is a genuine masterpiece; fierce, tender, wise, earth-shattering, pulsating with love and hope. Hernan Diaz, author of In the Distance, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize With Run Me to Earth, Paul Yoon proves, yet again, that he is a master at finding depth of emotion in formal restraint and discovering the timeless core in the.
Run Me to Earth is a genuine masterpiece; fierce, tender, wise, earth-shattering, pulsating with love and hope.” — MIRIAM TOEWS, author of Women Talking “With Run Me to Earth, Paul Yoon proves, yet again, that he is a master at finding depth of emotion in formal restraint and discovering the timeless core in the most urgent issues of our Released on: Janu Paul Yoon’s novel Run Me to Earth, a pensive tale of war’s savage toll on innocents during and after the conflict, partially remedies that absence. As Yoon explains in an author’s note, more than 2 million tons of ordnance rained down on Laos, a country half the size of California, between and Suspenseful and elegant storytelling in Run Me to Earth kept me turning pages even through traumatic and heartbreaking scenes. In the United States, it's a lesser known historical fact—despite American involvement—that the country of Laos was heavily bombarded from to during a complicated power conflict in Southeast Asia. Paul Yoon’s richly layered novel, “Run Me to Earth,” begins with a fierce indictment of American foreign policy in Southeast Asia, a brief author’s note providing the context: In the.