Now in paperback, Justin Cronin's hit novel The Passage is a breathtaking tale of catastrophe and survival. This mesmerizing work of sacrifice and hope, tells an epic story of a girl given the chance to save humanity. Award-winning and acclaimed author Justin Cronin's ambitious vision and powerful prose combine and create the perfect summer read. Stephen King says, "Read this book and the ordinary world disappears." Watch Justin Cronin speak about the inspiration behind his work and read a key passage from the novel about an important character. This presentation is part of the Maryville Talks Books series, which is co-sponsored by Left Bank Books, Maryville University, HEC-TV, and St. Louis Public Radio.
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|DATE||Wednesday March 30th 2013|