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The Signal Flame The Stunning Second Novel From National Book Award Finalist Andrew Krivak A Heartbreaking, Captivating Story About A Family Awaiting The Return Of Their Youngest Son From The Vietnam War.In A Small Town In Pennsylvania S Endless Mountains Hannah And Her Son Bo Mourn The Loss Of The Family Patriarch, Jozef Vinich They Were Three Generations Under One Roof Three Generations, But Only One Branch Of A Scraggy Tree They Are A War Haunted Family In A War Torn Century Having Survived The Trenches Of World War I As An Austro Hungarian Conscript, Vinich Journeyed To America And Built A Life For His Family His Daughter Married The Hungarian Born Bexhet Konar, Who Enlisted To Fight With The Americans In The Second World War But Brought Disgrace On The Family When He Was Imprisoned For Desertion He Returned Home To Pennsylvania A Hollow Man, Only To Be Killed In A Hunting Accident On The Family S Land Finally, In 1971, Hannah S Prodigal Younger Son, Sam, Was Reported MIA In Vietnam.And So There Is Only Bo, A Quiet Man Full Of Conviction, A Proud Work Ethic, And A Firstborn S Sense Of Duty He Is Left To Grieve But Also To Hope For Reunion, To Create A New Life, To Embrace The Land And Work Its Soil Through The Seasons The Signal Flame Is A Stirring Novel About Generations Of Men And Women And The Events That Define Them, Brothers Who Take Different Paths, The Old European Values Yielding To New World Ways, And The Convalescence Of Memory And War.Beginning Shortly After Easter In 1972 And Ending On Christmas Eve This Ambitious Novel Beautifully Evokes Ordinary Time, A Period Of Living And Working While Waiting And Watching And Expecting The Signal Flame Is Gorgeously Written, Honoring The Cycles Of Earth And Body, Humming With Blood And Passion, And It Confirms Andrew Krivak As A Writer Of Extraordinary Vision And Power.

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  1. says:

    Well, looks like I ve read my first truly great novel of 2017 It took two books last year, it s taken seven this year, but clearly it was worth the wait Bleak yet hopeful, poignant, and powerful, The Signal Flame is beautifully written and draws you into its story fairly quickly.In early 1972 in Northeastern Pennsylvania s Endless Mountains, Jozef Vinich, the patriarch of a small family, is laid to rest The former owner of the town mill, Jozef was known not only for his rags to riches story Well, looks like I ve read my first truly great novel of 2017 It took two books last year, it s taken seven this year, but clearly it was worth the wait Bleak yet hopeful, poignant, and powerful, The Signal Flame is beautifully written and draws you into its story fairly quickly.In early 1972 in Northeastern Pennsylvania s Endless Mountains, Jozef Vinich, the patriarch of a small family, is laid to rest The former owner of the town mill, Jozef was known not only for his rags to riches story, immigrating from the Austro Hungarian part of Europe after World War I to make a life for himself, and eventually his family, but he is also known for his strong work ethic, as well as his sense of humor He is mourned by many in the community, including his priest, who was also his best friend, but especially his daughter Hannah and his grandson Bo Konar, who bought the mill fr...


  2. says:

    As I finished this wonderful book I realized that it is this type of quiet novel that makes the biggest impression, leaving me with a surfeit of emotions I need to process There are no big flashy car chases, or hunts for a killer, just a family with all the hidden layers that this entails Heartaches, deaths, and there are plenty of both, but a great deal of love for each other and for the land A quiet appreciation of what they have been given Beautiful descriptions of their environment and m As I finished this wonderful book I realized that it is this type of quiet novel that makes the biggest impression, leaving me with a surfeit of emotions I need to process There are no big flashy car chases, or hunts for a killer, just a family with all the hidden layers that this entails Heartaches, deaths, and there are plenty of both,...


  3. says:

    This was exquisite A beautiful, understated, quiet story About waitingabout life.This story continues with Josef s family his daughter and grandsons One who has gone missing in the Vietnam war and the other left waiting for news of his return There is much sadness and suffering but also a flame of hope.Krivak s writing is soothing and healin...


  4. says:

    Update so excited I went to this author s website, and contacted his publicity person, and this was the 2nd installment of a trilogy Now we will get to know what happens next Loved this book What a beautiful, quiet, and atmospheric novel set in Pennsylvania s Endless Mountains, beginning in 1972, of a family waiting for their lost family member who has gone missing from the Vietnam war I loved the relationships and the characters in this book I highly recommend Thank you to Netgalley Update so excited I went to this author s website, and contacted his publicity pe...


  5. says:

    When I read The Sojourn several years ago and first encountered Jozef Vinich, a young man, who leaves Colorado, returns to Austria Hungary, fought in WWI, and returned to America, I had no idea that I would be fortunate enough to meet him again This time knowing how his life turned out, how he became a hard working, diligent, man of honor, who builds a life and a place for his family When I started this book I was at once powerfully reminded of the beautiful writing in the first I ve said it When I read The Sojourn several years ago and first encountered Jozef Vinich, a young man, who leaves Colorado, returns to Austria Hungary, fought in WWI, and returned to America, I had no idea that I would be fortunate enough to meet him again This time kno...


  6. says:

    The writing is tranquil.I was drawn into the story quickly, and was soon heartbroken for the character, Sam, who was MIA in Vietnam Hannah, described Sam her son , as a restless cat when he was little.always on the go He was very different from his older brother, Bo, who was happy reading or spending time in his grandfathers...


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    NOW AVAILABLE 4.5 StarsThis quiet and peaceful novel is lovely despite the harsh landscape, and sweet, despite the hatred born of a long standing feud over land Beauty and love shine through the characters, their actions In a way this was reminiscent of Kent Haruf s McPheron brothers love and caring for the young, pregnant, Victoria The quiet, giving way of someone who knows no other way to be.Set in a small town of Darden, Pennsylvania, as the spring of 1972 begins, Hannah and Bo are m NOW AVAILABLE 4.5 StarsThis quiet and peaceful novel is lovely despite the harsh landscape, and sweet, despite the hatred born of a long standing feud over land Beauty and love shine through the characters, their actions In a way this was reminiscent of Kent Haruf s McPheron brothers love and caring for the young, pregnant, Victoria The quiet, giving way of someone who knows no other way to be.Set in a small town of Darden, Pennsylvania, as the spring of 1972 begins, Hannah and Bo are mourning the passing of Hannah s father, the family patriarch, Jozef Vinich Hannah s two sons are by her ...


  8. says:

    The Signal Flame was one of those quiet reads well written, slow paced,about characters, place and atmosphere than plot The story takes place on a farm in rural Pennsylvania in the 1970s It starts with the death of patriarch Jozef, leaving his middle aged daughter Hannah and adult grandson Bo on the farm Bo s brother Sam is m...


  9. says:

    My first thought, after closing this book, was about the serene, atmospheric, tone and setting How the author wrote a story without excessive drama and cruelty to commemorate a century of war and get the exact same message delivered as the violent, traumatic equivalents in the war genres There is an undercurrent of sadness flowing through the narrative, yet a movement of hope, like small insignificant waves, softly breaking over the main current There was enough tense moments, and heartbreaki My first thought, after closing this book, was about the serene, atmospheric, tone and setting How the author wrote a story without excessive drama and cruelty to commemorate a century of war and get the exact same message delivered as the violent, traumatic equivalents in the war genres There is an undercurrent of sadness flowing through the narrative, yet a movement of hope, like small insignificant waves, softly breaking over the main current There was enough tense...


  10. says:

    4.5 stars I usually know what I want to say when I being a review This book is harder for me to say something about I find myself sitting in quiet contemplation while thinking about what to write and it occurs to me that this is how I see this book a quiet contemplation on one family s life, their suffering, their loss, and their ability to rebuild.This beautifully written book begins when the family patriarch, Jozef Vinich has died His daughter, Hannah and his grandson, Bo Konar are sittin 4.5 stars I usually know what I want to say when I being a review This book is harder for me to say something about I find myself sitting in quiet contemplation while thinking about what to write...

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