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The Lacuna: A Novel

The Lacuna: A Novel

ISBN: 0060852577

Title: The Lacuna: A Novel

Author: Barbara Kingsolver

KDL Description:


Harrison William Shepherd, a highly observant writer, is caught between two worlds—in Mexico, working for communists Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo and Leon Trotsky, and later in America, where he is caught up in the patriotism of World War II.

Amazon Description:

In The Lacuna, her first novel in nine years, Barbara Kingsolver, the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Poisonwood Bible and Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life, tells the story of Harrison William Shepherd, a man caught between two worlds—an unforgettable protagonist whose search for identity will take readers to the heart of the twentieth century’s most tumultuous events.