Wonderful characters! I learned a lot about the 1930s, and really enjoyed the paranormal point of view.
Anyone can change... including grumpy old men.
Set with hurricane Katrina in the background, Salvage the Bones reminds us of the power a family has to overcome anything.
Set during Mao's re-education era, this polished jewel of a novel is a profound and humbling reminder of how quickly all that we take for granted can be lost... yet also asks: is anything fully lost? and contemplates the power of literature beside our own human courage and frailty. -- Jackie
PAT SAYS: "A deep, evocative story about fathers & sons, marriage, and mystery. About life pared down to the nitty-gritty, to what's truly important. I love Stevie Kallos' work. I wish everyone could read this book."