A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain, with Adrianne Harun

We welcome Port Townsend author Adrianne Harun, who will speak about her novel A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain.

The seductive and chilling debut novel from the critically acclaimed author of The King of Limbo. In isolated British Columbia, girls, mostly native, are vanishing from the sides of a notorious highway. Leo Kreutzer and his four friends are barely touched by these disappearances-until a series of mysterious and troublesome outsiders come to town. Then it seems as if the devil himself has appeared among them. In this intoxicatingly lush debut novel, Adrianne Harun weaves together folklore, mythology, and elements of magical realism to create a compelling and unsettling portrait of life in a dead-end town. A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain is atmospheric and evocative of place and a group of people, much in the way that Jesmyn Ward's Salvage the Bones conjures the South, or Charles Bock's Beautiful Children provides a glimpse of the Las Vegas underworld: kids left to fend for themselves in a broken world-rendered with grit and poetry in equal measure

Event date: 
Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Event address: 
157 Winslow Way E.
98110 Bainbridge Island
ISBN: 9780670786107
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Published: Penguin Books - February 25th, 2014

ISBN: 9780618257973
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Published: Mariner Books - September 2002

157 Winslow Way East, Bainbridge Island, Washington 98110