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Eighty Days of Sunlight Robert Yune

Eighty Days of Sunlight

Robert Yune

Published
ISBN : 9781632260444
Paperback
288 pages
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After suffering a childhood “accident” involving a campfire and a bullet, Jason Han spends his childhood being cared for by a doctor in Princeton, New Jersey while the rest of his family lives in a factory town near Scranton, Pennsylvania. YearsMoreAfter suffering a childhood “accident” involving a campfire and a bullet, Jason Han spends his childhood being cared for by a doctor 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 investigate their father’s suicide.Ultimately, 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 described as “hell with the lid off,” full of post-industrial landscapes and sultry coeds. The brothers also travel landscapes of guilt, betrayal, and secrets as they try to figure out what destroyed their family—and how to save what’s left of it.Eighty Days of Sunlight is Yune’s debut novel, a poignant coming-of-age tale that brilliantly tackles the prickly relationship between two brothers, exploring themes of trust, identity, and loss.