[Pdf] Eighty Days of Sunlight BY Robert Yune
How to trust find his identity and eal with loss The plot is a little complicated but I really loved it anyway This book totally sucked me in You could probably hear a giant sucking sound as I read This is the story of two brothers who ve lived apart most of their lives and have to handle their father s estate and A Study in Scandal (Scandalous deal with the tension between them when their father commits suicide Much of the first half of the book takes place in a book factory and aside from the great characterevelopment that happens there it s fascinating to get inside the book manufacturing process The second half takes place mostly in Pittsburgh and as a transplant to Pittsburgh I found the Letting it Go descriptions accurate insightful and funny I also loved that this novel is not wrapped up neatly at the end it s left wide open which felt really appropriate for the storyFullisclosure Robert was one of my MFA professors but no one paid me to write this review I just really loved this book. The brothers also travel landscapes of guilt betrayal and secrets as they try to figure out what The One Who Stays (Summer Island, destroyed their family and how to save what’s left of it Eighty Days of Sunlight is Yune’sebut novel a poignant coming of age tale that brilliantly tackles the prickly relationship between two brothers exploring themes of trust identity and los.
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Haunting Not what I expected in all the best ways This book felt like 4 or 5 really great short stories or novellas pieced together but the freuent shifts in story and setting were problematic While the characters and situations were engaging the plot was Shadow of the Wolf (Hearts Desire, disjointed and ultimatelyisappointing I struggled with what star rating to give this it s not bad just messy Beautifully engagingly and a little hauntingly written with a wealth of wonderful Smijurija u mjerama detail aboutifferent settings the book factory the narrator works in for a time is particularly well Speer drawn This is a literary coming of age story with a loose but not meandering plot worth your time The characters are well realized if at times a little frustrating in their lack of momentum If you re newish to contemporary literary fiction or if like me you ve been on a steadyiet of pacey thrillers for a while and fancy an occasional return to rather intellectual fare this would be a great book to pick up After suffering a childhood “accident” involving a campfire and a bullet Jason Han spends his childhood being cared for by a octor in Princeton New Jersey while the rest of his family lives in a factory town near Scranton Pennsylvania Years later as they prepare for college Jason and his older brother Tommy reluctantly work together to inves.
He first section of this novel largely takes place in a factory and as a labor history junkie I could read about factories all ay In fact I read a good chunk of those chapters the The Ring Of The Dove day I rode the train up to the Boots Mill Museum in Lowell Massachusetts There really isn t enough literary fiction about the working world especially blue collar work which seems invisible to the vast majority of academic cloistered writersBut soon into the story the narrator leaves his assembly line job for college in Pittsburgh When it comes to novels about hedonistic college students the ma This book is written by Robert Yune in hisebut novel He was born in South Korea as a Navy brat and he traveled around the world 11 times before his 18th birthday He has worked in behavioral science health census taking and an interesting fact he was a stand in for George Takei This book is a coming of age story that talks about the prickly relationships between his brothers learning. Tigate their father’s suicideUltimately the investigation concludes violently and the brothers move to Pittsburgh where they attempt to cohabitate peacefully while working to settle their father’s complicated estate Together they explore the city once escribed as “hell with the lid off” full of post industrial landscapes and sultry coeds.
As a Navy brat Robert Yune moved 11 times by the time he turned 18 After graduating from Pitt he lived in Pittsburgh for the next 15 yearsIn the summer of 2012 he worked as a stand in for George Takei and has appeared as an extra in commercials and movies such as Me and Earl and the Dying Girl and Father and DaughtersYune’s fiction has been published in Green Mountains Review Kenyon Review